sweetheart deal

noun

Definition of sweetheart deal

chiefly US
: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

sweetheart play
  1. : darling

  2. : one who is loved

  3. : 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

deal play
  1. : part, portion

  2. : a usually large or indefinite quantity or degree

  3. : the act or right of distributing cards to players

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

  2. : to distribute (playing cards) to players

  3. : administer, deliver

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

  2. : bargain

  3. : contract

  1. : a board of fir or pine

  2. : pine or fir wood


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