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noun [countable] informal     sweetie pronunciation in British English
/ˈswiːti/
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singularsweetie
pluralsweeties
  1. 1
    British a sweet. This word is used mainly by children or when speaking to children.
  2. 2

    sweetie

    or

    sweetie pie

    old-fashioned
    used for talking to someone who you like or love

    How are you, sweetie?

  3. 3
    a kind and helpful person

    He’s such a sweetie!

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