sweetheart

Part of speech: noun

One loved by or as a lover.

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Usage examples "sweetheart":

  1. My little sweetheart, I'll make all this misery up to you! - "Sisters", Kathleen Norris.
  2. A mother, somewhere, a wife, a daughter, a sister, a sweetheart, called through that voice of absolute womanhood. - "Alice of Old Vincennes", Maurice Thompson.
  3. Oh, thought the Little Sweetheart, I shall never go to sleep in the world, and I'm sure I don't want to! - "Between Whiles", Helen Hunt Jackson.