Pronunciation of Darling
/dˈɑːlɪŋ/, /dˈɑːlɪŋ/, /d_ˈɑː_l_ɪ_ŋ/

Antonyms for darling:


Synonyms for darling:

Sense 1

dainty, lover.

Sense 2

delectable, charming, enchanting, valentine, truelove.

Sense 3

delightful, luscious, heavenly, minion.

Sense 4




Other synonyms and related words:

ducky, nice, valentine, minion, charming, dainty, HON, felicitous, disarming, jolly, heartfelt, favourite, darling river, positron emission tomography, ladylove, delicious, Delightsome, FAVE, delightful, enchanting, adorable, flame, devout, near, luscious, palatable, welcome, preference, sweetie, enjoyable, truelove, heavenly, lover, savory, front-runner, good, tasty, dearie, sweet, winsome, lovable, delectable, endearing, pretty, congenial, satisfying, loved, deary, agreeable, grateful, earnest, pleasing.

attractive (adjective)


darling (adjective)

dear, cherished, well-beloved, precious, fair-haired, treasured, adored, favorite, beloved, honey, favored.

Sense 1 (noun)


Sense 2 (noun)

minion, sweetie, sweet, truelove.

darling (noun)

deary, dearie, loved, sweetheart, favourite, treasure, dear, ducky, beloved, jewel, love, darling river, idol, favorite, pet.

love (noun)

love, valentine.

lover (noun)


person (noun)

deary, ducky, favourite, pet, dearie, favorite.

sweetheart, favorite person (noun)

flame, dearie, truelove, sweetie, love, treasure, beloved, pet, dear, precious, lover.

Usage examples for darling:

  • Oh, he was a darling. - "At Good Old Siwash", George Fitch.
  • And so, darling, I have thought and thought much. - "A Man and a Woman", Stanley Waterloo.
  • Oh, Ruth darling, I am so glad. - "Other Things Being Equal", Emma Wolf.

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