Definitions for Darling
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Darling.
darling, favorite, favourite, pet, dearie, deary, duckynoun
a special loved one
Darling, Darling Riveradjective
an Australian river; tributary of the Murray River
beloved, darling, dearadjective
A person who is dear to one.
She is my darling wife of twenty-two years.
Well isn't that a darling little outfit she has on.
An Australian aboriginal language spoken in New South Wales.
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
A major river of Queensland and New South Wales, Australia, named for Governor Ralph Darling.
The Australian aboriginal language Baagandji, spoken along this river in New South Wales.
Etymology: From derling, from deorling, corresponding to.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Favourite; dear; beloved; regarded with great kindness and tenderness.
Etymology: deorling, Sax.
’Tis not for a generous prince to countenance oppression and injustice, even in his most darling favourites. Roger L'Estrange.
Have a care lest some beloved notion, or some darling science, too far prevail over your mind. Isaac Watts, Improvement.
A favourite; one much beloved.
Young Ferdinand they suppose is drown’d,
And his and my lov’d darling. William Shakespeare, Tempest.
In Thames, the ocean’s darling, England’s pride,
The pleasing emblem of his reign does glide. Charles Montagu.
She immediately became the darling of the princess Sophia. Joseph Addison, Freeholder, №. 21.
one dearly beloved; a favorite
dearly beloved; regarded with especial kindness and tenderness; favorite
Etymology: [OE. derling, deorling, AS. derling; dere dear + -ling. See Dear, and -ling.]
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
där′ling, n. a little dear: one dearly beloved: a favourite. [Dear, and dim. suff. -ling = l-ing.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a tributary of the Murray River, in Australia, now stagnant, now flooded.
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British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Darling' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1304
Rank popularity for the word 'Darling' in Nouns Frequency: #1657
The numerical value of Darling in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Darling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
The prime minister need not be a darling of the west, east, south or north, it is sufficient that he stands for the people of Ethiopia and the development of the nation.
Darling, it doesn't matter that you didn't make the advanced reading class, but if you don't really believe that, trust me, your kid is going to catch on, and fast.
I love your gown darling, but your handbag is on fire!
Darling, I have enemies I've never met. that's fame!
In a space seemingly infinite it can become convincing that one's existence is irrelevant. But oh darling, you are relevant. You have a purpose in this life. Keep going, with your head held high, taking those long strides. You'll discover sooner than later. Life really is beautiful.
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- حبيبة, حبيبArabic
- любима, любим, скъп, милBulgarian
- estimat, estimadaCatalan, Valencian
- milý, poklad, miláčekCzech
- elskede, DarlingDanish
- Liebling, SchatzGerman
- karegulo, karegulinoEsperanto
- querido, amada, encantador, amado, querida, darlingSpanish
- دلارام, دلفریب, فریبا, دلنواز, دلبر, نازنین, دلدار, یار, دلرباPersian
- kulta, suloinen, rakas, kultaseniFinnish
- chéri, chérieFrench
- luaidhScottish Gaelic
- քաղցր, սիրելի, բարեկամ, թանկագինArmenian
- kær, elskan, ástkærIcelandic
- tesoro, amore, caroItalian
- ハニー, 貴方, 愛すべき, 君, ダーリン, スイートハートJapanese
- 달링, 자기Korean
- نازدار, یار, یارهKurdish
- deliciæ, deliciae meaeLatin
- taupuhi, ipoMāori
- lieverd, liefje, geliefde, schat, lieve, schatjeDutch
- czarująca, czarujący, kochany, kochana, kochaniePolish
- querido, encantador, amadoPortuguese
- любимый, милый, голубушка, возлюбленный, дорогой, душенькаRussian
- gullig, älskling, charmig, bedårande, sötSwedish
- Cục cưngVietnamese
- jilöfäb, hilöfäb, löfik, löfäbVolapük
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