sweetie
noun Date: 1705 1. plural, British sweet 1a 2. sweetheart

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sweetie — or Sweety may refer to:* Sweetie (film), a 1989 Australian film * Sweetie (fruit), a cross between an acidless pummelo and a white grapefruit * Sweetie (single), a 2006 Japanese song * Sweetie (term of endearment), a term of endearment * Sweetie… …   Wikipedia

  • sweetie — ► NOUN informal 1) Brit. a sweet. 2) (also sweetie pie) used as a term of endearment …   English terms dictionary

  • sweetie — ☆ sweetie [swēt′ē ] n. Informal SWEETHEART: also sweetie pie …   English World dictionary

  • sweetie — 1721, “lollipop;” 1778, “lover, sweetheart,” from SWEET (Cf. sweet) + Y (Cf. y) (3) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sweetie — UK [ˈswiːtɪ] / US [ˈswɪtɪ] noun [countable] Word forms sweetie : singular sweetie plural sweeties informal 1) British a sweet. This word is used mainly by children or when speaking to children. 2) sweetie or sweetie pie old fashioned used for… …   English dictionary

  • sweetie —    Often used alone as an endearment, though ‘you poor sweetie’ occurs in Rabbit is Rich, by John Updike, addressed by one woman to another.    The term is not always appreciated by those to whom it is addressed. ‘Don’t worry about it, sweetie,’… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Sweetie — le fruit Sweetie Un Sweetie nom commercial de l hybride Oroblanco est un fruit issu du croisement entre un pomelo et un pamplemousse. Un Sweetie est également un bonbon acidulé …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sweetie — sweet|ie [ switi ] noun count INFORMAL 1. ) sweetie or sweetie pie OLD FASHIONED used for talking to someone you like or love: How are you, sweetie? 2. ) a kind and helpful person 3. ) BRITISH a piece of CANDY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sweetie — [[t]swi͟ːti[/t]] sweeties 1) N VOC You can call someone sweetie if you are fond of them, especially if they are younger than you. [INFORMAL] Syn: dearie 2) N COUNT If you say that someone is a sweetie, you mean that they are kind and nice.… …   English dictionary

  • sweetie — Synonyms and related words: angel, babe, baby, baby doll, beloved, buttercup, captive, catch, cherub, chick, chickabiddy, conquest, coquette, darling, date, dear, deary, doll, duck, duckling, flame, flirt, hon, honey, honey bunch, honey child,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sweetie — sweet|ie [ˈswi:ti] n spoken 1.) BrE a ↑sweet used by children or when speaking to children 2.) someone who is kind and easy to love ▪ Guy s father is such a sweetie. 3.) a way of speaking to someone you love …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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