as in loved
granted special treatment or attention
they poured gifts and affection on their darling child
as in adorable
having qualities that tend to make one loved
a darling child that any couple would want to adopt
as in delightful
giving pleasure or contentment to the mind or senses
what a darling set of dishes!
as in favorite
a person or thing that is preferred over others
for a while that candidate was the darling of the news media and could do no wrong
as in sweetheart
a person with whom one is in love
anything you say, darling
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