Dearie definition

dirē
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(informal) Dear; darling.
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Dearie is defined as a nickname that can be used either to express affection or that can be used in a condescending manner to patronize someone.

An example of dearie is a name you call someone you feel affectionate towards.

An example of dearie is what a rude person calls you when he wants to talk down to you.

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A person who is dear; sweetie.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dearie
Plural:
dearies