Definition of Dearie

1. Noun. A special loved one.

Exact synonyms: Darling, Deary, Ducky, Favorite, Favourite, Pet
Generic synonyms: Lover
Specialized synonyms: Chosen, Macushla, Mollycoddle, Teacher's Pet
Derivative terms: Darling, Favourite, Pet, Pet



Definition of Dearie

1. n. Same as Deary.

Definition of Dearie

1. Noun. A person who is dear; sweetie. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dearie

1. deary [n -S] - See also: deary

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dearie

deanthropomorphisations
dear
dear(p)
dear Lord
dear me
dear sir
dear sirs
deare
deared
dearer
deares
dearest
dearests
dearheart
dearhearts
dearie (current term)
dearie me
dearies
dearing
dearling
dearlings
dearly
dearly-won
dearn
dearness
dearnesses
dearnful
dearnly
dearns
dearomatise

Literary usage of Dearie

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"S. Ay waking, О t Sleep I can get пале, For thinking on my dearie. ... An' he ca'd me his dearie Ib. And ye sail be my dearie [re.] Ib. О saw ye my dearie, ..."

2. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers (1847)
"My only jo and dearie O,' for pleasing fancy and musical expression, ... Afy only Jo and dearie 0. Thy cheek is o' the rose's hue, My only jo and dearie 0 ..."

3. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Carruthers (1849)
"My only jo and dearie O,' for pleasing fancy and musical expression, ... My only Jo and dearie 0. Thy cheek is o' the rose's hue, My only jo and dearie 0 ..."

4. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History, Critical and Biographical, of by Robert Chambers (1844)
"Trees may bud, and birds may sing, Flowers may bloom, and verdure spring, Joy to me they canna bring, Unless wi' thee, my dearie 0. v ..."

5. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1841)
"WILT thou be my dearie ? When sorrow wrings thy gentle heart; O wilt thou'let me cheer thee ? ... I swear and vow, that only thou Shall ever be my dearie. ..."

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