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noun [countable]     darling pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    spoken used for talking to someone you love

    Are you sleepy, darling?

  2. 2
    someone who is very kind

    She’s such a darling, isn’t she?

  3. 3
    [usually singular] someone who is liked or admired very much by a particular group of people

    a stock market/media darling

    darling of:

    He quickly became the darling of the extreme left.



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