- What does it mean if someone calls you dear?
- Why does my boyfriend call me dear?
- What does dear mean in love?
- Is my dear a term of affection?
- Is dear a romantic word?
- What kind of term is dear?
If someone calls you “dear,” “sweetie,” “sweetheart” or something like this, you should take it as a compliment. This applies whether the person doing the calling is a woman or a man, and it doesn’t matter if the person is a friend, relative or stranger, it would be a very nice comment.
It’s a term of endearment. En-DEAR-ment. Dear implies that you are a rare person that he holds in high esteem. You’re valuable to his life, precious.
Definitions of dear. a beloved person, used as terms of endearment. synonyms: beloved, dearest, honey, love. type of: lover. a person who loves someone or is loved by someone.
At face value it is a term of endearment. It means that she likes you or, at least, would like you to like her in some way. It’s like when you start a letter: “Dear Alice,” it just means that the letter is intended to be friendly in tone towards this “Alice” person.
It means they like you or love you. It is a term of affection. Something that is dear to a person is something of value. Dear was used first as a salutation by a man named Valentine, would you believe when writing to his lover.
As detailed above, ‘dear’ can be a noun or an adjective. Noun usage: My cousin is such a dear, always drawing me pictures. Adjective usage: Such dear embrace tenderly comforts even in this dear sorrow. Adjective usage: The dearer the giver, the dearer the trincket he brings!