[ swee-tee ]
/ ˈswi ti /


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



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Origin of sweetie

First recorded in 1695–1705; sweet + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for sweetie

/ (ˈswiːtɪ) /

noun informal

sweetheart; darling: used as a term of endearment
British another word for sweet (def. 20)
mainly British an endearing person
a large seedless variety of grapefruit which has a green to yellow rind and juicy sweet pulp
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