Sweetheart is a term for someone who is loved.(noun)
An example of sweetheart is what a woman may call her husband.
The definition of sweetheart is privileged treatment, often in an illegal or wrong way.(adjective)
An example of sweetheart used as an adjective is the phrase "sweetheart deals" which mean deals that give some people a better end of the bargain.
See sweetheart in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See sweetheart in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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