[ noun ] any well-liked individual
"he's a sweetheart"
Used in print(Jane Gilmore Rushing, "Against the Moon,"...)
She was such a well-rounded teenager , having been a twirler , Future_Farmers sweetheart , and secretary of Future_Homemakers .
In her sophomore year she had started going_steady with Bobby_Joe , who was a football_player , Future_Homemakers sweetheart , and president of Future_Farmers .(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)
`` You 're a sweetheart - but leave one line open .
[ noun ] a person loved by another person
Used in print(The Providence Journal...)
This is when his troubles begin , not_to_mention a fledgling artist who he hires , and who turns_out to have ideas of his own , with particular respect_to the hero 's sweetheart secretary .
[ adjective ] privileged treatment of a favored person or corporation (sometimes unethically)
"another sweetheart deal based on political influence"