sweet·​ie ˈswē-tē How to pronounce sweetie (audio)
sweeties plural, British : sweet sense 1a

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 Bring your sweetie, friends, family and treat yourself. Jody MacE, Charlotte Observer, 7 Feb. 2024 Grab your sweetie, gal pals, family and friends and head to Downtown Martinez for a fun afternoon of strolling from business to business while sampling more than 20 wines and chocolate treats. Brittany Delay, The Mercury News, 5 Feb. 2024 These Valentine's Day dessert recipes will surely charm your sweetie. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 1 Feb. 2024 What easier way to do that on the fly than with these translation earbuds? Break down language barriers and create unforgettable moments with your sweetie with the Mymanu CLIK S, an award-winning pair of translation earbuds. Stackcommerce Team, PCMAG, 31 Jan. 2024 Thank you sweetie for loving me, for all the laughter, friendship, fun and for asking me to be your wife. Joe Lynch, Billboard, 5 Dec. 2023 Methuselah is a legend and a sweetie who apparently loves figs and getting belly rubs. Rachel Feltman, Popular Science, 8 Nov. 2023 And, of course, few things are more amour-inducing than watching the skyline sparkle from above alongside your sweetie. Lindsay Cohn, Travel + Leisure, 6 Nov. 2023 Grab your besties and get a whole coven of vampires with fabulous hair together, or do up the Bride of Frankenstein design and enlist your sweetie as your monstrous date. Jill Gleeson, Country Living, 16 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1705, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of sweetie was in 1705

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“Sweetie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweetie. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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