sweet nothings

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sweet nothings

Unimportant or trifling words of affection or endearment shared (typically whispered) between lovers. At the prom, I watched all the couples around me whispering sweet nothings to each other as they danced. I've always longed for someone to whisper sweet nothings in my ear.
See also: nothing, sweet

sweet nothings

affectionate but unimportant or meaningless words spoken to a loved one. Jack was whispering sweet nothings in Joan's ear when they were dancing. The two lovers sat in the cinema exchanging sweet nothings.
See also: nothing, sweet

sweet nothings

Endearments, often whispered, between lovers. For example, They sat in a corner all evening, whispering sweet nothings. [c. 1900] Also see sweet talk.
See also: nothing, sweet

sweet nothings

words of affection exchanged by lovers.
See also: nothing, sweet

sweet ˈnothings

(informal, usually humorous) pleasant but unimportant words said by lovers: He was whispering sweet nothings in her ear.
See also: nothing, sweet

sweet nothings

n. loving comments; pleasant remarks between lovers. They are out on the porch swing whispering sweet nothings in each other’s ears.
See also: nothing, sweet
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