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English definition of “darling”

darling

adjective [before noun]     /ˈdɑː.lɪŋ/ US  /ˈdɑːr-/
old-fashioned used when talking someone you love, for example in a letter, to say that you love them very much: Darling Martha, It was great to see you at the weekend.Written greetingsLetters, notes and cards very attractive: They've just bought a darling little cottage.AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant
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