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sweetie

[ swee-tee ]

noun

  1. Informal. sweetheart.
  2. Usually sweeties. British. candy; sweets.


sweetie

/ ˈswiːtɪ /

noun

  1. sweetheart; darling: used as a term of endearment
  2. See sweet
    another word for sweet
  3. an endearing person
  4. a large seedless variety of grapefruit which has a green to yellow rind and juicy sweet pulp


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Word History and Origins

Origin of sweetie1

First recorded in 1695–1705; sweet + -ie

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Example Sentences

Sweetie was deployed across a number of online chat rooms where she appears to be sitting in front of a webcam in the Philippines.

Kate, sweetie, you really need to get some hem weights fitted to your clothes.

Say sweetie, take it or leave it, but I had honest clean forgot all about that wine which we had been sent for in the first place.

Very likely I may have to fleech and cozen with you like a sweetie-wife at a fair before either of you will marry me.

She suspected him of fishing for a sweetie, and, out of sheer contrariety, she flung him a bit of crust.

But this little one with her head on my chest is such a sweetie!

He spoke so sadly when he said he had no children of his own, that Sweetie could not refuse to go.

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