noun: darling; plural noun: darlings
used as an affectionate form of address to a beloved person."good night, my darling"
synonyms: dear, dearest, dear one, love, lover, sweetheart, beloved, sweet; More
a lovable or endearing person."he's such a darling"
a person who is particularly popular with a certain group."she is the darling of the media"
synonyms: favorite, pet, apple of one's eye, celebrity, idol, hero, heroine; More
beloved."his darling wife"
synonyms: dear, dearest, precious, adored, loved, beloved, much loved, favorite, cherished, treasured, prized, esteemed, worshipped, idolized, lionized"his darling wife"
(in affected use) pretty; charming."a darling little pillbox hat"
delightful, adorable, lovable, precious, appealing, charming, cute, sweet, enchanting, bewitching, captivating, alluring, engaging, endearing, dear, lovely, beautiful, attractive, gorgeous, winsome, winning, fetching, pleasing; More