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darling

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdarlingdar‧ling1 /ˈdɑːlɪŋ $ ˈdɑːr-/ ●●○ S3 noun  1 TALK TO somebody spoken used when speaking to someone you love Look, darling, there’s Mary.2 [countable]NICE someone who is very nice You really are a darling, Barney.3 the darling of something
Examples from the Corpus
darlingHe's such a darling.Breeze darling, you really must try to grow up.Coach Barry Switzer is another Dallas darling.Hello darling. Did you have a good day?But he talked a hell of a fight, and continued to be a comparative media darling.Don't give up hope, my darling.You're a fine woman when you're roused, my darling.You will, won't you, my darling?I know it, old darling.Oh, my poor, poor darling.
darlingdarling2 adjective [only before noun]  1 LIKE somebody OR somethingused of someone you love very much my two darling daughters2 spoken used when you think someone or something is attractive What a darling little house!
Examples from the Corpus
darlingThose pants are darling.This is my darling little sister.
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