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- n. A word or phrase used as a term of address expressing affection.
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It was a joke among some of us, that when asked the meaning of a Nengone term of endearment he answered naively, "Oh, it means old fellow."
Now geek is a term of endearment among acolytes of technology, imbued with golden marketing potential.
Cherry’s light, fleeting laugh had no more warmth than the term of endearment which she applied to everyone she met.
“Meat” was Lemon’s all-purpose term of endearment for his players.