Darling

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English

Noun

Darling (plural Darlings)
  1. A person who is dear to one.

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Darling (comparative darlinger, superlative darlingest)

  1. Dear; cherished.
    She is my darling wife of twenty-two years.
  2. charming
    Well isn't that a darling little outfit she has on.

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Adjectives

spunky; plucky; extravagant; spoiled; overindulged; pampered. adverbs utterly; adorably; sweetly; lovably; seductively; charmingly; caprivaringly; enchantingly; bewitchingly; tenderly.

Thesaurus

admired, adorable, adored, alluring, ambrosial, angel, attractive, babe, baby, baby-doll, bairn, beloved, beloved object, bewitching, buttercup, charming, cherished, cherub, chick, chickabiddy, child, chit, cosset, crush, dear, dear one, dearly beloved, deary, delectable, delicious, doll, duck, duckling, enchanting, engaging, esteemed, favorite, fetching, flame, fondling, heavenly, held dear, hon, honey, honey bunch, honey child, idol, innocent, jewel, kid, kitten, lamb, lambkin, light of love, little bugger, little fellow, little guy, little innocent, little one, little tad, little tot, love, loved, loved one, lovely, lover, luscious, lush, matinee idol, minion, mite, nipper, offspring, peewee, pet, petkins, pleasing, popular, precious, precious heart, preference, prized, revered, scrumptious, shaver, snookums, spoiled child, sugar, sweet, sweetheart, sweetie, sweetkins, sweets, tad, tot, treasured, truelove, wee tot, well-beloved, well-liked, white-haired, yummy

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Etymology

From Middle English derling, from Old English dēorling (darling, favorite, minion", also "household god), corresponding to dear.

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darlinger is rarely used.

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