- a person loved by another
- (informal) a lovable, generous, or obliging person
- a term of endearment for a beloved or lovable person
- of or relating to a garment with a sweetheart neckline ⇒
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, boyfriend or girlfriend
, inamorata or inamorato
Translations for 'sweetheart'
- British English: sweetheart You call someone sweetheart if you are very fond of them. NOUNHappy birthday, sweetheart.
- Brazilian Portuguese: querido namorada
- Chinese: 亲爱的亲親爱愛的
- European Spanish: cariño
- French: chéri chérie
- German: Liebling
- Italian: tesoro
- Japanese: 夫婦・恋人・子供など親しい人に対する呼びかけに用いられる
- Korean: 좋아하는 사람을 부를 때 쓰는 애칭
- Portuguese: querido querida
- Spanish: cariño
Example Sentences Including 'sweetheart'
Before doctors told the 57-year-old man and his high school sweetheart that his future might be measured in months.
Toronto Sun (2003)
But we're not in England, and you're expected elsewhere, so get in, sweetheart , and drive.
The Endless Game
Dean met the girl shortly after the breakdown of his marriage to childhood sweetheart , Shirley Jones, now 36.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
Forces sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn, from Sussex, reveals that she has been burgled NINE times.
Sun, News of the World (2000)
He still saw his teenage sweetheart Supriya Shah from time to time.
BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)
I'm surprised he didn't marry his first sweetheart , that's the kind of loyal little fellow he was.
Their small-town affair - to be a key part of upcoming episodes - led to Lindley's breakup with his high-school sweetheart.
Toronto Sun (2003)
There was a guy would've took real good care of you, sweetheart.
When Bardach was a young man, newly married to his high school sweetheart , the second world war broke out.
British Medical Journal (2002)
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