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“honey” in British English

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honeynoun

uk /ˈhʌn.i/ us /ˈhʌn.i/

honey noun (SWEET SUBSTANCE)

A2 [ U ] a sweet, sticky, yellow substance made by bees and used as food:

UK set honey/runny honey
clover honey

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honey noun (PERSON)

[ as form of address ] mainly US a name that you call someone you love or like very much:

Hi, honey, I'm home!

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(Definition of “honey” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“honey” in American English

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honeynoun

us /ˈhʌn·i/

honey noun (SWEET SUBSTANCE)

[ U ] a sweet, sticky, yellow substance made by bees and used as food

honey noun (PERSON)

[ C ] infml used as an affectionate way to address a person:

Hi, honey, I’m home.

(Definition of “honey” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)