French translation of 'dearest'
- (= darling)
chéri (chérie) m f
- (= darling) [person]Dearest Paul
Mon cher PaulDearest Maria
Ma chère Maria
- (= most cherished)
my dearest hope
mon plus grand espoirher dearest hope
son plus grand espoirmy dearest wish
mon vœu le plus cherhis dearest wishsee also near
son vœu le plus cher
Example Sentences Including 'dearest'
He couldn't believe you were only just sixteen, Maria dearest.The Golden Lion
But, Melody, I definitely didn't begin, ``My dearest darling Mr Chambers '.SOMEBODY (2002)
You see, my dearest , by incorporating, he personally couldn't be held legally accountable for - for anything.Miss Melville Regrets
Trends of 'dearest'
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- (= beloved)
⇒ She's a dear friend of mine.
C'est une amie très chère.
- (in letter)
Monsieur/MadameDear Mr Green
Cher Monsieur GreenDear Mrs Duval
Chère Madame Duval
- (= important)
to be dear to sb
être cher (chère) à qnto be dear to sb's heart
tenir à cœur à qn
- (= expensive)
mon cher (ma chère)
to cost sb dear (= have serious consequences for)
coûter cher à qn
mon Dieu!oh dear
oh mon Dieudear, dear, dear
oh là là
Example Sentences Including 'dear'
I was actually looking at the houses Cheetham and Lomax had bought cheap to do up and sell dear.KICK BACK (2002)
It was cast out of first-rate silver, based on a clay model of the dear departed thing which I made from memory.THE RIVAL QUEENS: A Countess Ashby de la Zouche Mystery (2002)
Everything you hold dear is a lie, Xaphista told her seductively.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Translation of dearest from the Collins English to French Dictionary