sweetheart deal


Definition of sweetheart deal

chiefly US

  1. :  an unusually good arrangement or agreement that helps someone who has a lot of influence or who knows someone important He got a sweetheart deal on the new job/car because he knows the manager.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  darling

    :  one who is loved

    :  a generally likable person

  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

    :  arranged in private for the benefit of a few at the expense of many

  1. :  part, portion

    :  a usually large or indefinite quantity or degree

    :  the act or right of distributing cards to players

  1. :  to give as one's portion :  apportion

    :  to distribute (playing cards) to players

    :  administer, deliver

  1. :  an act of dealing (see 2deal 3) :  transaction

    :  bargain

    :  contract

  1. :  a board of fir or pine

    :  pine or fir wood

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capable of being understood in two ways

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