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Meaning of DARLING

Pronunciation:  'dârling, 'dârling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an Australian river; tributary of the Murray River
  2. [n]  a special loved one
  3. [adj]  dearly loved
 

DARLING is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: beloved, Darling River, dear, dearie, deary, ducky, favorite, favourite, loved, pet
 
 See Also: Australia, chosen, lover, macushla, mollycoddle, river, teacher's pet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dar"ling\, n. [OE. derling, deorling, AS. de['o]rling;
    de['o]re dear + -ling. See {Dear}, and {-ling}.]
    One dearly beloved; a favorite.
    
          And can do naught but wail her darling's loss. --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Dar"ling\, a.
    Dearly beloved; regarded with especial kindness and
    tenderness; favorite. ``Some darling science.'' --I. Watts.
    ``Darling sin.'' --Macaulay.
    
    
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Ps. 22:20; 35:17) means an "only one."

 
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