Sweetheart meaning

swēt'härt'
Sweetheart is a term for someone who is loved.

An example of sweetheart is what a woman may call her husband.

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One who is loved.
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A person who is always very kind.

She is such a sweetheart, she never complains about me being late.

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Used as a familiar term of endearment.
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Involving privileged treatment of a favored party; illegally or unethically favorable.
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The definition of sweetheart is privileged treatment, often in an illegal or wrong way.

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.

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A very agreeable person or an excellent thing.
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Designating or of any agreement, deal, contract, etc. involving collusion between the parties to it; specif., of such a contract or arrangement between union officials and an employer with terms disadvantageous to union members.
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A person very much liked or loved by someone, especially when both partners are young.

John married his highschool sweetheart in 1981.

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Origin of sweetheart