from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal Sweetheart; dear.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who is much loved.
- n. A sweetheart.
- n. A fruit that is a crossbreed between a grapefruit and a pomelo, originating in Israel.
- n. A sweet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person loved by another person
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From the first episode, I inherited the word 'sweetie for about 5 years.
Came away with some jaggery (palm sugar sweeties) - not quite as delicious as tamarind flakes which I call sweetie darlings.
If "sweetie" is wrong, what are people thinking when I call them "sweet cheeks" or refer to their backside as a "tender, delicious rump"?
I know everyone has their own views but "sweetie" is an endearment and no one that I have ever known has used the word as anything but.
In the south, "sweetie" is a common term of "southern charm" endearment.
Most reasonable people know that calling a woman "sweetie" is no more inappropriate than calling a man "buddy" or "pal"
My sweetie is awesome for finding out about these in time to get tickets.
May 14th, 2008 7: 18 pm ET being called sweetie is no reason to get upset, and why is this important anyway. he can call however many people he wants to sweetie and i would still vote for him!
Obama sweetie is going to have a force to be reckoned with if he thinks he is even going to have a chance with XX's.
But you think Obama calling someone sweetie is offensive?