Definition of lovey in English:

lovey

noun

British
informal
  • Used as an affectionate form of address.

    ‘Ruth, lovey, are you there?’
    • ‘‘Oh, lovey,’ she said, sitting down and taking his face in her hand, ‘That bad?’’
    • ‘Tomorrow I'll give you my gift lovey, and it will be loads of fun, I said, tickling her.’
    • ‘So common sense tells me that they're not going to do it to you or me, lovey.’
    • ‘‘We're on foot now, my loveys,’ he said, in an artificially jolly tone.’
    • ‘Hmm, never underestimate the value of friends and family discount, lovey.’
    • ‘I stuck my head in the door and said ‘I am just here lovey, but it's time for sleep.’’
    • ‘‘Now, lovey, I want you to stay here and be nice and quiet for a while,’ she whispered to her burden.’
    • ‘‘Just kidding, lovey,’ said Christopher affectionately.’
    • ‘Just in time to help me, lovey, these costumes need to be done soon for the production this year.’

adjective

British
informal

Pronunciation:

lovey

/ˈləvē/