Last modified on 18 May 2015, at 09:34

sweetheart

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From sweet + heart.

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A "Sweetheart pin" with the emblem of the South Irish Horse (SIH) Regiment in World War I, sent by a soldier to his girlfriend as a memento

sweetheart (plural sweethearts)

  1. A person who is always very kind.
    She is such a sweetheart, she never complains about me being late.
  2. A person very much liked or loved by someone, especially when both partners are young.
    John married his highschool sweetheart in 1981.
  3. (US) A female member of a college or university fraternity.

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