sweet nothings

plural noun

Definition of sweet nothings

: loving and romantic words Lyrics were essentially the proverbial sweet nothings, honeyed and aged by the mellowing chambers of [Barry] White's throat and soul.— Mike Tribby The two spent the entire night in a VIP booth cuddling, kissing and whispering sweet nothings into each other's ears.Hollywood Life (online)

First Known Use of sweet nothings

1829, in the meaning defined above

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“Sweet nothings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweet%20nothings. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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