deary


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deary

(ˈdɪərɪ) or

dearie

npl dearies
1. informal a term of affection: now often sarcastic or facetious
2. deary me! dearie me! an exclamation of surprise or dismay
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deary - a special loved onedeary - a special loved one      
lover - a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
chosen - one who is the object of choice; who is given preference; "she was Mama's chosen"
macushla - (an Irish term of address expressing affection) darling
mollycoddle - a pampered darling; an effeminate man
teacher's pet - the teacher's favorite student
References in classic literature ?
So he said, leaving his hand in mine, "I'm afraid, my deary, that I must have shocked you by all the wicked things I've been sayin' about the dead, and such like, for weeks past, but I didn't mean them, and I want ye to remember that when I'm gone.
If there's slaves in them parts where you're a-going, I'll be bound to you for one, and happy, but doen't ye leave me behind, Dan'l, that's a deary dear
I know how 'tis; I know you think that I am lone and lorn; but, deary love, 'tan't so no more
Dear, deary me," cried my mother, "what a disgrace upon the house
Go up, deary, and amuse yourself with this book, and these ginger snaps that I made for you, there 's a good child," whispered Polly, as Maud rubbed away her tears, and stared at Tom with round, inquisitive eyes.
You must 'a' laid all over the breedge, deary," said Mrs.
I fancy you will like it, deary," answered Aunt Peace, looking up with a smile from some pretty trifle she was making with blue silk and white muslin.
It is known that environment and genes both contribute to the differences observed in people's intelligence, said one of the authors Professor Ian Deary from the University of Edinburgh.
Muay Thai boxer Anthony Deary is just 12 years old - and has already won the British title in May, the European title in July - then last weekend added the golden belt European prize.
HORRIBLE Histories author Terry Deary was at Warwick Castle to formally open a new history themed maze with a difference - children start in the middle and have to find their way out
Horrible Histories author Terry Deary became embroiled in the row after being approached to show support for teaching assistants in Durham who face having thousands of pounds cut from their salaries.
To Venue Cymru, Llandudno - with author Terry Deary, inset, as the voice of Zeus