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lovey

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishloveylov‧ey /ˈlʌvi/ noun [countable] British English spoken informal 🔊 🔊 WOMANa word used to address a woman or child, that many women think is offensive luvvie
Examples from the Corpus
loveyYou'd better tell me before you run out of breath, lovey.But, lovey, that's no great crime.There are consequences, lovey, didn't Sartori tell you that?We all do, lovey, we all do.He was careless, true, but that's not murder, that's manslaughter, lovey.Are you not well, lovey?
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