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honeybunch

[huhn-ee-buhnch] /ˈhʌn iˌbʌntʃ/
noun, Informal.
1.
honey (def 6, 7).
Origin of honeybunch
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; honey + bunch
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  • Used to call her honeybunch, I remember, and she called him Doodums.

    Old Gorgon Graham George Horace Lorimer
  • You wouldn't deceive your honeybunch, would you, Duckie Doodums?

    Old Gorgon Graham George Horace Lorimer
  • "Now, I am glad you have come down, honeybunch," she exclaimed at sight of me.

    The Golden Bird Maria Thompson Daviess
  • honeybunch was a good girl, but she was as strong as a six-mule team, and a cautious man just naturally shied away from her.

    Old Gorgon Graham George Horace Lorimer
  • honeybunch smelt his breath and then she smelt a mouse, but she wasn't much of a talker and she didn't ask any questions—of him.

    Old Gorgon Graham George Horace Lorimer
  • "Shorely not, honeybunch darlin'," he finally fetched up, though he was hardly breathing.

    Old Gorgon Graham George Horace Lorimer
  • "N-n-nothin' but a drink of water, honeybunch sweetness," he stammered back.

    Old Gorgon Graham George Horace Lorimer
  • God bless you, honeybunch, and I'm glad William has brought you home at last, the rascal.

    The Golden Bird Maria Thompson Daviess
British Dictionary definitions for honeybunch

honeybunch

/ˈhʌnɪˌbʌntʃ/
noun
1.
(informal, mainly US) honey; darling: a term of endearment
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