What does darling mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term 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.

  2. darling(Adjective)

    Dear; cherished.

    She is my darling wife of twenty-two years.

  3. darling(Adjective)

    charming

    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)

    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

  2. Darling(adj)

    dearly beloved; regarded with especial kindness and tenderness; favorite

  3. Origin: [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

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



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