Definitions for Darlingˈdɑr lɪŋ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Darling

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dar•lingˈdɑr lɪŋ(n.)

  1. (n.)a person very dear to another; one dearly loved.

  2. one in great favor; a favorite one.

  3. (adj.)very dear; dearly cherished.

  4. cute; lovable.

Origin of darling:

bef. 900; ME derling, OE dēorling]

Princeton's WordNet

  1. darling, favorite, favourite, pet, dearie, deary, ducky(noun)

    a special loved one

  2. Darling, Darling River(adj)

    an Australian river; tributary of the Murray River

  3. beloved, darling, dear(adj)

    dearly loved

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. darling(noun)ˈdɑr lɪŋ

    used as a name for sb you love

    Good night, darling.


  1. darling(Noun)

    A person who is dear to one.

  2. darling(Adjective)

    Dear; cherished.

    She is my darling wife of twenty-two years.

  3. darling(Adjective)


    Well isn't that a darling little outfit she has on.

  4. Darling(ProperNoun)

    An Australian aboriginal language spoken in New South Wales.

  5. Darling(ProperNoun)

    , originally a nickname from darling.

  6. Origin: From derling, from deorling, corresponding to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Darling(noun)

    one dearly beloved; a favorite

  2. Darling(adj)

    dearly beloved; regarded with especial kindness and tenderness; favorite


  1. Darling

    Darling is a 1965 British drama film written by Frederic Raphael, directed by John Schlesinger, and starring Julie Christie with Dirk Bogarde and Laurence Harvey. Darling was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. Christie won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Diana Scott. The film also won the Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay and Best Costume Design.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Darling

    a tributary of the Murray River, in Australia, now stagnant, now flooded.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Darling' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1304

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Darling' in Nouns Frequency: #1657

Anagrams of Darling

  1. larding

Translations for Darling

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


much loved

My darling child!

Get even more translations for Darling »


Find a translation for the Darling definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Darling definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Darling." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for Darling?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Darling: