Meaning of dahling in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdɑːlɪŋ/


  • Darling (representing an affected or upper-class pronunciation)

    ‘it was fabulous, dahling’
    • ‘You wouldn't be seen dead in yellow; so last season, dahling!’
    • ‘Now I find out that my job as a high flying career businesswoman is so ancient, dahling, and I belong to the older generation.’
    • ‘How terribly working class, dahling.’
    • ‘Getting into the spirit of things, I reply that this'll be fab, dahling.’
    • ‘I needed to sober up and take in the air and, well, what about some opera, dahling?’
    • ‘Power couples are all around us, dahling, sucking up all the oxygen out of the room.’
    • ‘Redesigning for a rather non-technical person like me is a supreme effort—you do realise that I'm an artist don't you, dahling?’
    • ‘Now we have a dahling little flat in Angel.’
    • ‘Just try not to upset the ashtray, dahling—that certainly won't endear you to the staff.’
    • ‘Vogue, Elton John and Cher think she's just divine, dahling.’
    • ‘"Oh dahling, you are wicked," she said in mock distress.’
    • ‘Pictures, pictures, we need pictures, dahling.’
    • ‘She tells him that, dahling, she's getting her nails done.’
    • ‘I do like your bling shoes and the way they fabulously match with your tiara, dahling.’