Definition of sweetie in English:

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sweetie

Pronunciation: /ˈswēdē/
informal

noun

1 (also sweetie pie) Used as a term of endearment (especially as a form of address).
Example sentences
  • It's okay, sweetie-pie, calm down for mommy, please.
  • And if your kid acts up at home, you don't pull him aside and say ‘let's talk about your feelings, sweetie.’
  • He answered it with a hearty, ‘Hello, sweetie!’
2A green-skinned grapefruit of a variety noted for its sweet taste.

Words that rhyme with sweetie

Beatty, entreaty, graffiti, meaty, Nefertiti, peaty, sleety, Tahiti, titi, treaty

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Syllabification: sweet·ie

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