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snookums

[ snook-uhmz ]

noun

, Informal.
  1. Sometimes Snook·ums. sweetheart (used as a term of endearment, especially facetiously):

    If sunsets are a big deal for your snookums, before-dinner drinks on the Gulf Patio are a must.

    When it was his turn to cook, he came home and said, "Hey, Snookums, let's eat out tonight!”



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Word History and Origins

Origin of snookums1

First recorded in 1830–40 as Snookums, a proper name

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