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English definition of “darling”

darling

noun [C]  /ˈdɑr·lɪŋ/ us  
used to show affection when speaking to someone: Hello, darling.

darling

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈdɑr·lɪŋ/ us  
much loved: Here’s a picture of my darling child.
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