sweetie

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sweet·ie

 (swē′tē)
n. Informal
Sweetheart; dear.
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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
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sweet•ie

(ˈswi ti)

n.
Also, sweet′ie pie`. Informal. sweetheart; dear.
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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?"
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sweetie

noun
Informal. A person who is much loved:
Idiom: light of one's life.
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

sweetie

[ˈswiːtɪ] n (fam) (toffee) → caramella; (person) → tesoro
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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