Definition of sweetie in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈswiːti
(also sweety)


  • 1British A sweet.
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    • The Girls' Night In package fills you full of chocolate, sweeties, popcorn and ice-cream, but if you fancy a meal it is well worth ordering from the room-service menu.
    • A hamper of goodies is delivered to your room, crammed with enough sugary treats to stock a tuck-shop: popcorn, chocolate and sweeties.
    • For some reason the Border towns (in Scotland the term ‘border’ refers to the region north of the border with England) showed particular prowess in making sweeties.
  • 2 (also sweetie-pie) Used as a term of endearment.
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    • 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!’

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