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sweetheart

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noun sweet·heart \ˈswēt-ˌhärt\

Definition of sweetheart

  1. 1 :  darling

  2. 2 :  one who is loved

  3. 3 :  a generally likable person

  4. 4 :  a remarkable one of its kind

Examples of sweetheart in a sentence

  1. Be a sweetheart and help your grandmother.

  2. She is such a little sweetheart.

14th Century

First Known Use of sweetheart

14th century


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sweetheart

adjective sweet·heart

Definition of sweetheart

  1. :  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

1942

First Known Use of sweetheart

1942



SWEETHEART Defined for English Language Learners

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sweetheart

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noun sweet·heart \ˈswēt-ˌhärt\

Definition of sweetheart for English Language Learners

  • : a person you love very much

  • —used to address someone you love

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


SWEETHEART Defined for Kids

sweetheart

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noun sweet·heart \ˈswēt-ˌhärt\

Definition of sweetheart for Students

  1. :  a person whom someone loves



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