darling definition

  • noun:
    • A dearly beloved person.
    • One That's considerably liked or chosen; a popular: "the pleasure and vanity associated with rich, the darlings of fate” ( Mario Puzo).
    • someone who is dear to at least one.
    • One dearly beloved; a favorite.
    • person who is very dear; one much beloved; a unique favorite.
    • a unique relative
    • an Australian lake; tributary regarding the Murray River
  • adjective:
    • Dearly beloved.
    • Regarded with special favor; favorite: "Metaphysics and poetry . . . tend to be my darling researches” ( Samuel Taylor Coleridge).
    • casual Charming or amusing: a darling hat.
    • Dear; cherished.
    • charming
    • Dearly beloved; regarded with especial kindness and tenderness; favorite.
    • dearly enjoyed
  • others:
    • extremely dear; peculiarly beloved; favorite; regarded with great affection and pain; lovingly cherished: as, a darling kid.

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