noun, plural dear·ies. Informal: Sometimes Facetious.
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Example sentences from the Web for dearie
And when they drop their nasty bombs, what will you do then, dearie?
The gentleman I don't want to see has a club foot—show him up, dearie.The House of Mystery|William Henry Irwin
“You need not be so disconsolate about that, dearie,” said the other smiling.Bob Strong's Holidays|John Conroy Hutcheson
And whatever shall I say, dearie, when Adam Selden comes to me today?The Heritage of the Hills|Arthur P. Hankins
So you see, dearie, why I am so, so happy over my two hundred dollars.Mary's Rainbow|Mary Edward Feehan