sweetheart

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

1sweet·heart

noun \ˈswēt-ˌhärt\

: a person you love very much

—used to address someone you love

: a kind or helpful person : someone who is very nice

Full Definition of SWEETHEART

1
:  darling
2
:  one who is loved
3
:  a generally likable person
4
:  a remarkable one of its kind

Examples of SWEETHEART

  1. Be a sweetheart and help your grandmother.
  2. She is such a little sweetheart.

First Known Use of SWEETHEART

14th century

2sweetheart

adjective

Definition of SWEETHEART

:  of or relating to an agreement between an employer and a labor union official arranged privately for their benefit usually at the expense of the workers <a sweetheart contract>; broadly :  arranged in private for the benefit of a few at the expense of many <a sweetheart deal>

First Known Use of SWEETHEART

1942

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite

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