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1darling

noun dar·ling \ˈdär-liŋ\

: a person you love very much

: a kind and helpful person

: someone who is liked very much by a person or group

Full Definition of DARLING

1
:  a dearly loved person
2
:  favorite <a director who is the darling of the critics>
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Examples of DARLING

  1. She was mother's little darling.
  2. <for a while that candidate was the darling of the news media and could do no wrong>

Origin of DARLING

Middle English derling, from Old English dēorling, from dēore dear
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with DARLING

2darling

adjective

: greatly loved

: very pleasing or attractive

Full Definition of DARLING

1
:  dearly loved :  favorite
2
:  very pleasing :  charming
dar·ling·ly \-liŋ-lē\ adverb
dar·ling·ness noun

Examples of DARLING

  1. This is my darling daughter, Sara.
  2. That dress is just darling.

First Known Use of DARLING

15th century

Darling

geographical name Dar·ling \ˈdär-liŋ\

Definition of DARLING

river ab 1700 miles (2735 kilometers) SE Australia in Queensland & New South Wales flowing SW into Murray River

Rhymes with DARLING

DARLINGLY Defined for Kids

1darling

noun dar·ling \ˈdär-liŋ\

Definition of DARLING for Kids

1
:  a dearly loved person
2
:  1favorite <He is the darling of golf fans.>

2darling

adjective

Definition of DARLING for Kids

1
:  dearly loved <Come here, darling child.>
2
:  very pleasing :  charming <a darling little house>

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