The Language of Love, Lust, Sex
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1. A person who is loved; the object of one's love and affection .
Synonyms: apple-of-one's-eye ; beloved ; boyfriend; dear; dear-one ; darling ; dearest; favorite; flame ; girlfriend ; heart's-desire ; heartthrob ; honey ; inamorata ; inamorato ; ladylove ; light-of-love ; light-of-one's-life ; light-of-one's-eyes ; love of one's life ; loved-one ; lovee ; lover ; object-of-one's-affection ; object of all of one's affection ; one-and-only ; one's-everything ; one's-own ; one's onliest , one's weekness; onliest one; pet ; precious; pulse-accelerator ; pulse-upperer ; soft-spot ; steady (date); suitor; sweetheart; sweetie ; sweetie-pie ; sweets ; truelove (true love); turtledove; valentine ; wooer.
(1) Lou (Lou Costello) in One Night in the Tropics (1940): ' A husband is what's left of a sweetheart after the nerve has been killed .'
(2) Allan (Woody Allen) with a Humphrey Bogart accent in Play It again, Sam (1972): ' Sorry I had to slap you around, sweetheart, but you got hysterical when I said no more .'
2. A term of endearment for a loved-one . Synonym: darling .
3. A person who is well liked or loved; a dearly loved person; a likable or lovable person.
4. A very attractive or seductive looking woman .
5. Something dear, very agreable, excellent. ' A sweetheart of a ...'
See Also: lady-love, ladylove, latest enthusiasm, current excitement, biggest enthusiasm, extinguished flame, steady date, Tom-tart, steady, steady goer, sweet-hot, big moment, darlink, dear one, dollink, old flame, sweetie, sweetie pie, sweets, honeycakes, O.A.O., one's weakness, spare tire, patootie, soft nothings, sweet patootie, amatorculist, cuddler, cuddler and cooer, leman, in-lover, inamorata, inamorato, jam-tart, flame, gill, bo, brown sugar, Colleen Bawn, Dulcinea, ball and chain, arm-clutcher, arm-in-armer, baby talk, babycakes, sweetheart, soft spot, onliest, object of one's affection, one and only, one's everything, one's own, truelove, valentine, love of one's life, the, loved one, lovee, beat of one's heart, heart's desire, heartthrob, light of one's eyes, light of one's life, cream in one's coffee, apple of one's eye, darling, blow job, tootsie, tootsy, tart,
Quotes Containing sweetheart:
Mitch Hennessy (Samuel L. Jackson) to Charlene Baltimore (Geena Davis) coming-on to him in The Long Kiss Goodnight (1997): ''Get real, sweetheart . I ain''t handsome , I ain''t rich, and the last time I got blown candy bars cost a nickel.''
Jack Burns (Kirk Douglas) to his childhood sweetheart Jerri Bondi (Gena Rowlands) in Lonely are the Brave (1962): ''I''m a loner, clear down deep to my guts. Know what a loner is? He''s a born cripple. He''s cripple because the only person he can live with is himself. It''s his life the way he wants to live. It''s all-for him.''
'Running into an old sweetheart . If all his old sweethearts were laid end to end you could use them as a sidewalk.' Nora Charles (Myrna Loy) about her husband in The Thin Man Goes Home (1944)
Lou (Lou Costello) in One Night in the Tropics (1940). The same joke was repeated in The Noose Hangs High (1948): ''A husband is what''s left of a sweetheart after the nerve has been killed.''
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