AskDefine | Define sweetheart

Dictionary Definition

sweetheart adj : privileged treatment of a favored person or corporation (sometimes unethically); "another sweetheart deal based on political influence"


1 a person loved by another person [syn: sweetie, steady, truelove]
2 any well-liked individual; "he's a sweetheart"
3 a very attractive or seductive looking woman [syn: smasher, stunner, knockout, beauty, ravisher, peach, lulu, looker, mantrap, dish]

User Contributed Dictionary



From sweet + heart.



  1. A person who is always very kind.
    She is such a sweetheart, she never complains about my being late.
  2. A person very much liked or loved by someone else.
    John married his highschool sweetheart in 1981.


a person who is always very kind
  • Finnish: kultainen
a person very much liked or loved by someone else
  • Arabic: sc=Arab
  • Finnish: kullanmuru
  • Irish: cumann

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Extensive Definition

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:

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