noun, plural dear·ies. Informal: Sometimes Facetious.
Origin of deary
Related Words for dearysweetheart, nectar, sweet, dear, darling, flattery, dearie, alveolus, precious, halvah
Examples from the Web for deary
Historical Examples of deary
You will break my heart, deary; comfort yourself, I beseech you.The Imaginary Invalid
Some stood all but speechless, only gasping out at intervals, "Deary me."
Deary me, but ye've gat all sorts of sons though you've nobbut two.
You can slip extra sandwiches in your pockets for me, deary.
And oh, she did not know a tenth of it, deary; not a tenth of it!
also dearie, diminutive of dear with a notion of "dear one."