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

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 If your sweetie has a sense of humor, Lillie Belle Farms’ Jeff Shepherd has created a dark chocolate, mask-wearing Covid Bunny ($12). oregonlive, "Last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts that look well planned: Cooking classes? Flowers, chocolate, wine are ready for pick up or delivery," 11 Feb. 2021 But restaurants and other venues are up to the task with snazzy dinner specials and dinner packages to celebrate with your sweetie. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Sliders, surf and turf and chocolate are on Valentine's Day menus," 11 Feb. 2021 Dark chocolate and raspberry are a sublime match, but if your sweetie has more of a you-know-what tooth, hazelnut spread would work nicely too. Anna Helm Baxter, Woman's Day, "Chocolate-Stuffed Meringues," 20 Jan. 2021 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

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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 15 May. 2021.

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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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