sweet·​ie | \ ˈswē-tē How to pronounce sweetie (audio) \

Definition of sweetie

1 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 Played over the course of a week instead of a single sitting, this creative card game sends you on secret missions to collect points through performing acts of kindness for your sweetie. Lizz Schumer, Good Housekeeping, 27 July 2022 There's nothing better than trick-or-treating with your sweetie! Cameron Jenkins, Good Housekeeping, 25 May 2022 Wilderness backpacking, especially with your sweetie. Ryan Stuart, Outside Online, 14 May 2015 Don't forget to do something sweet for your sweetie. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 14 Feb. 2022 But restaurants are up to the task with swanky dinner specials and packages to celebrate with your sweetie. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 12 Feb. 2022 One surefire way to wow your sweetie this year is with a sensual matching set. Erin Parker, Glamour, 19 Jan. 2022 Use it to make a surprise Valentine's Day breakfast in bed for your sweetie, or invite your gals over for a fun Galentine's Day brunch. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Jan. 2022 And who didn’t make a mixtape for their sweetie or BFF? René A. Guzman, San Antonio Express-News, 18 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of sweetie

1705, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of sweetie was in 1705

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2 Aug 2022

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“Sweetie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweetie. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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