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sweet·ie

 (swē′tē)
n. Informal
Sweetheart; dear.

sweetie

(ˈswiːtɪ)
n
1. sweetheart; darling: used as a term of endearment
2. (Cookery) Brit another word for sweet20
3. chiefly Brit an endearing person
4. (Cookery) a large seedless variety of grapefruit which has a green to yellow rind and juicy sweet pulp

sweet•ie

(ˈswi ti)

n.
Also, sweet′ie pie`. Informal. sweetheart; dear.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweetie - a person loved by another personsweetie - a person loved by another person  
lover - a person who loves someone or is loved by someone
dulcinea, ladylove - a woman who is a man's sweetheart
sugar daddy - a wealthy older man who gives a young person expensive gifts in return for friendship or intimacy
valentine - a sweetheart chosen to receive a greeting on Saint Valentine's Day; "will you be my valentine?"

sweetie

noun
Informal. A person who is much loved:
Idiom: light of one's life.
Translations

sweetie

[ˈswiːtɪ] N
1. (also sweetie-pie) he's/she's a sweetiees un cielo
yes, sweetiesi, cielo
2. (esp Scot) (= sweet) [of any sort] → golosina f; (= boiled sweet, toffee) → caramelo m

sweetie

[ˈswiːti] n
(form of address) (= dearie) → mon chou m
(= kind person) → chou m
He's such a sweetie → C'est vraiment un chou.
(British) (= candy) → bonbon m

sweetie

n
(inf: also sweetie-pie) yes, sweetieja, Schatzi (inf)or Süße(r); she’s/he’s a sweetiesie/er ist ein Engel or ist süß (inf)
(Brit baby-talk: = candy) → Bonbon m

sweetie

[ˈswiːtɪ] n (fam) (toffee) → caramella; (person) → tesoro
References in classic literature ?
I heard you say you liked chocolate sweeties, so I got you some," he said.
Archie and Charlie, evidently great cronies, were pacing up and down, shoulder to shoulder, whistling "Bonnie Dundee"; Mac was reading in a corner, with his book close to his near-sighted eyes; Dandy was arranging his hair before the oval glass in the hat-stand; Geordie and Will investigating the internal economy of the moon-faced clock; and Jamie lay kicking up his heels on the mat at the foot of the stairs, bent on demanding his sweeties the instant Rose appeared.
conversation sweeties at three farthings"--"What's this?
In Sweetie it leads instead to the arrival of the title character, a woman even more fantastical than Kay: her disorderly, willful, half-cracked sister (Genevieve Lemon).
Jayne, of Sweeties R Us, Mirfield, says she has been making sweetie trees and sweetie/chocolate explosions to try to raise funds for Dalton's Kirkwood Hospice.
The product, along with two new flavours of Sweetie Pie, has been entered into the 2016 Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition and stands a chance to win a fully paid trip to Anuga in 2017.
com)-- Sweetie Pie Organics announced its partnership with Whole Foods Market chain of natural food stores.
Once you give one child a sweetie they all want a sweetie, then all they can think about is more sweeties instead of paying attention to the magic show.
THE HAGUE -- A Dutch rights group said Monday it had identified over 1,000 pedophiles around the world by offering online sex with a computer-generated 10-year-old Filipina girl called Sweetie.
This sees Sweetie seeking to enlist the aid of a variety of the zoo's inhabitants--including the lion, the python, the chimpanzees, the cat, the macaws, the bears.
New Delhi Alone, scared, hungry and unable to bear it any longer, 13-year-old Sweetie (name changed) cried out for help.
30 NAL GHT Essex boy Mark goes all out to win crown but fears fireworks as TV bosses plot love reunion BOOKVOUCHER: PAGE 18 PANDAS JET OUT OF CHINA FOR SCOTLAND Special delivery: Giant panda Sweetie is put in special cargo crate yesterday before flying to Scotland ARE WE ByPETER SIMPSON in Sichuan Province GIANT pandas Sunshine and Sweetie were on their way to a new life in Scotland last night.