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Definition of sweetie

1 sweeties plural, British : sweet sense 1a

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Examples of sweetie in a Sentence

My sweetie and I will be at the party. brought flowers home to his sweetie
Recent Examples on the Web Into the idea of taking your sweetie to an old fashioned ice cream parlor? Mike Rose, cleveland, "What’s the best date spot in Ohio? (video)," 9 Sep. 2020 My sweetie believes his relationship with his son is too important and his son needs him. cleveland, "Dear Annie: How do I convince my boyfriend that his relationship with his son is unhealthy?," 31 Aug. 2020 My sweetie believes his relationship with his son is too important and his son needs him. Annie Lane, oregonlive, "Dear Annie: Tensions rise as adult son and fiance are frequent weekend visitors," 31 Aug. 2020 This sweetie is house trained and also uses the dog door. The Arizona Republic, "Gouda and more pets up for adoption in Phoenix-area shelters this week," 14 Aug. 2020 If attached, make sure not to overrun your sweetie, as relationships are a two-way street. BostonGlobe.com, "Most read on BostonGlobe.com," 8 Nov. 2019 These sweeties are also perfect on a charcuterie board to nosh on during your next Zoom happy hour. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "Alamo Gristmill’s candied jalapeños are the sweet heat for burgers, cheese and crackers, charcuterie boards and more," 22 Apr. 2020 Have a sunset meal with a view Treat your sweetie to a sunset dinner or drinks at Mariposa in Sedona. Weldon B. Johnson, azcentral, "Looking for a romantic Valentine's Day weekend? Take a road trip," 7 Feb. 2020 If your sweetie is a Fleetwood Mac enthusiast residing in the Huntsville area, consider Valentine’s Day shopping done. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, "Fleetwood Mac legend coming to Huntsville," 11 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of sweetie

1705, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Sweetie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweetie. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of sweetie

: a person you love very much
used to address someone you love
: a kind or helpful person : someone who is very nice

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