A darling dress.
A darling hat.
A example of darling is a term used for your lovely wife.
An example of darling is a well-loved person who is adored by all.
An attractive little house is an example of something that might be described as a darling house.
A beloved wife is an example of someone who would be described as a darling wife.
Well isn't that a darling little outfit she has on.
Other Word Forms
Origin of darling
- Middle English dereling from Old English dēorling dēore dear -ling diminutive suff.
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English derling, from Old English dēorling (“darling, favorite, minion", also "household god”), corresponding to dear + -ling.