Definition of querido in English:

querido

Pronunciation /kɛˈriːdəʊ/

noun

  • In Spanish-speaking contexts: a male sweetheart, a darling.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Argosy. From Spanish querido a male sweetheart, a darling, use as noun of querido, past participle of querer to seek out, desire, love.