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Noun: sweetheart  'sweet,haa(r)t
  1. A person loved by another person
    - sweetie, steady, truelove
  2. Any well-liked individual
    "he's a sweetheart"
  3. A very attractive or seductive looking woman
    - smasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher, peach, lulu, looker, mantrap, dish, patootie [US], hottie, fox, honey, babe
  4. Someone who is loved (used as term of endearment)
    - beloved, dear, dearest, honey, love, darling, sugar, baby, duck [Brit]
  5. A girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved
    "his sweetheart kicked him out";
    - girlfriend, girl, lady friend, patootie [US, informal]
Adjective: sweetheart  'sweet,haa(r)t
  1. Privileged treatment of a favoured person or corporation (sometimes unethically)
    "another sweetheart deal based on political influence"

Derived forms: sweethearts

See also: privileged

Type of: adult female, good person, lover, woman

Encyclopedia: Sweetheart, I Have to Confess