What does Darling mean?

Definitions for Darling
ˈdɑr lɪŋDar·ling

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Darling.

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

Wiktionary

  1. darling(Noun)

    A person who is dear to one.

    Etymology: From derling, from deorling, corresponding to .

  2. darling(Adjective)

    Dear; cherished.

    She is my darling wife of twenty-two years.

    Etymology: From derling, from deorling, corresponding to .

  3. darling(Adjective)

    charming

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

    Etymology: From derling, from deorling, corresponding to .

  4. Darling(ProperNoun)

    An Australian aboriginal language spoken in New South Wales.

    Etymology: From derling, from deorling, corresponding to .

  5. Darling(ProperNoun)

    An English and Scottish surname, originally a nickname from darling.

    Richard and David Darling, founders of Codemasters, a multimillion-pound computer game company, dropped out of school aged 15 and 16 to write computer games

  6. Darling(ProperNoun)

    A major river of Queensland and New South Wales, Australia, named for Governor Ralph Darling.

  7. Darling(ProperNoun)

    The Australian aboriginal language Baagandji, spoken along this river in New South Wales.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Darling(noun)

    one dearly beloved; a favorite

    Etymology: [OE. derling, deorling, AS. derling; dere dear + -ling. See Dear, and -ling.]

  2. Darling(adj)

    dearly beloved; regarded with especial kindness and tenderness; favorite

    Etymology: [OE. derling, deorling, AS. derling; dere dear + -ling. See Dear, and -ling.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Darling

    där′ling, n. a little dear: one dearly beloved: a favourite. [Dear, and dim. suff. -ling = l-ing.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Darling

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

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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

How to pronounce Darling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Darling in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Darling in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Darling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Darling in a Sentence

  1. Earnest Hemingway:

    I’m not brave any more darling. I’m all broken. They’ve broken me. Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

  2. Sana Dabbas:

    Darling, I have enemies I've never met. that's fame!

  3. Mariah Carey:

    Darling, nobody needs to listen to that.

  4. Anne Sexton:

    Oh, darling, let your body in, let it tie you in, in comfort.

  5. Marylin Zuniga:

    Marylin Zuniga, a first-year teacher who drew widespread condemnation for assigning Marylin Zuniga young charges the task of writing to Mumia Abu-Jamal, was canned at the meeting of the Orange Board of Education, the Star-Ledger of Newark reported. Even when I heard that the letters were written... because of compassion, you could've written to somebody in a nursing home. - Gloria Stewart, Orange Board of Education, NJ resident Marylin Zuniga, who taught at Forest Street Elementary School, told board members prior to their hasty vote to can Marylin Zuniga that Marylin Zuniga has broad support from around the country, the newspaper reported. There's people around the nation who support me, who believe I need to be reinstated and I believe that I need to be reinstated, my students need me in the classroom. My students have requested that I come back to the classroom. Abu-Jamal, a 61-year-old serving a life sentence for the 1981 murder of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner, is a self-styled poet who became a darling of celebrities and activists while on death row. His sentence was later commuted to life without parole, and he was suffering from complications from diabetes when Marylin Zuniga assigned the task. The vote to fire Zuniga occurred after several hours of public speakers, many of whom praised Zuniga for teaching Marylin Zuniga students to have compassion for a man who killed a police officer. Abu-Jamal killed Daniel Faulkner during a routine traffic stop of Abu-Jamal’s brother. At trial, several witnesses reported seeing Abu-Jamal kill Daniel Faulkner, and two witnesses said Abu-Jamal confessed to the killing, saying, I shot the mother --- er, and I hope the mother --- er dies. Although the abrupt vote left meeting attendees unsure of what had happened, Orange Board of Education Superintendent Ronald Lee confirmed that Marylin Zuniga was fired in an email to the Star-Ledger. As this is a personnel issue, I have no further comments on this matter, Orange Superintendent Ronald Lee wrote. Zuniga’s attorney, Alan Levine, told the newspaper Marylin Zuniga is now considering legal action to challenge Marylin Zuniga firing. Several speakers at the meeting, including Essex County Freeholder President Britnee Timberlake, praised Marylin Zuniga.

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