- sweetheart sweet‧heart [ˈswiːthɑːt ǁ -hɑːrt] adjective [only before a noun]a sweetheart deal, contract, agreement etc is unfair because it gives people who know each other well or have a lot of influence an unfair advantage:
• Some executives have been taking kickbacks from suppliers and accepting sweetheart deals.
• Critics say prosecutors gave him a sweetheart sentence (= a very short one ) in return for evidence against his partner.
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Sweetheart — (en español: cariño o dulce corazón) es una canción escrita por Rainy Davis y Peter Kessler y grabada por Davis. La canción llegó al número 24 de la lista estadounidense Hot Black Singles en 1986. En 1998, Jermaine Dupri y Mariah Carey realizaron … Wikipedia Español
Sweetheart — is a term of endearment that could be applied to a person s significant other.The term is also used to refer to the following: *Sweetheart (song), recorded by Rainy Davis and re recorded by Mariah Carey and Jermaine Dupri *Sweetheart (company)… … Wikipedia
Sweetheart — (englisch Liebling , Liebste ) steht unter anderem für Monica Sweetheart, eine tschechische Pornodarstellerin Sweetheart (Krokodil), ein einst für regelmäßige Attacken auf Fischerboote bekanntes Leistenkrokodil (Crocodylus porosus) … Deutsch Wikipedia
sweetheart — ► NOUN 1) a person that one is in a romantic relationship with. 2) (before another noun ) informal agreed privately by two sides in their own interests: a sweetheart deal … English terms dictionary
Sweetheart — Sweet heart , n. A lover of mistress. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
sweetheart — late 13c. as a form of address, 1570s as a synonym for loved one; from SWEET (Cf. sweet) (adj.) + HEART (Cf. heart). As an adj., with ref. to labor contracts, it is attested from 1959 … Etymology dictionary
sweetheart — [n] person whom another loves admirer, beau, beloved, boyfriend, companion, darling, dear, dear one, flame, girlfriend, heartthrob, honey*, inamorata, inamorato, love, lovebird*, lover, one and only*, paramour, pet, significant other, steady*,… … New thesaurus
sweetheart — [swēt′härt΄] n. 1. a) someone with whom one is in love and by whom one is loved; lover b) darling: a term of endearment 2. Slang a very agreeable person or an excellent thing … English World dictionary
sweetheart — UK [ˈswiːtˌhɑː(r)t] / US [ˈswɪtˌhɑrt] noun [countable] Word forms sweetheart : singular sweetheart plural sweethearts 1) spoken used for talking to someone who you love Take care, sweetheart. 2) used especially by men for talking to a woman whose … English dictionary
sweetheart — A term of endearment, the equivalent of ‘darling’, since the end of the thirteenth century. The expression was at first two separate words, but their constant use together caused their fusion. Shakespeare uses ‘sweetheart’ vocatively in six of … A dictionary of epithets and terms of address