Definition of cariad in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkarɪad/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


Darling; sweetheart: how’s it going, cariad?
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  • He shot her a smirk from over his shoulder as he fiddled with the gas knob, ‘And I believe I told you, cariad, that that was an option unavailable to you.’
  • I never refer to them as ‘the kids’ or ‘my babies’ and although I do use pet names such as honey, babes, cariad and chickpea, I do the same with the humans in my life.
  • ‘Hello cariad,’ he said to his daughter, ‘your mother has just been praying for you.’


Welsh, 'love'.

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