Quick answer
"Cutie" is a noun which is often translated as "la monada", and "sweetie" is a noun which is often translated as "el encanto". Learn more about the difference between "cutie" and "sweetie" below.
cutie(
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di
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(cute person or thing)
a. la monada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Laurel's baby is such a cutie!¡El bebé de Laurel es toda una monada!
b. la lindura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Your son is such a cutie; he looks like a cherub.Tu hijo es una lindura; parece un querubín.
c. la preciosidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Which of the puppies do you want? - That little cutie with the black spots!¿Cuál de los cachorros te quieres llevar? - ¡Esa preciosidad de las manchas negras!
d. la hermosura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What a cutie that kitten with the grey stripes is!¡Qué hermosura la gatita de las rayas grises!
2. (term of endearment)
a. el precioso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la preciosa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How are you, cutie? It's been a long time since I saw you around here.¿Cómo estás, precioso? Hace mucho que no te veo por acá.
b. el cariño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Look, cutie, I don't have time to play right now.Mira, cariño, no tengo tiempo ahorita para jugar.
c. el bombón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Hi there, cutie! - My name's not Cutie.¡Hola, bombón! - No me llamo Bombón.
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sweetie(
swi
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di
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(sweetie pie)
a. el encanto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Ariadna always helps. - Yeah, she's a real sweetie.Ariadna siempre ayuda. - Sí, es un verdadero encanto.
b. el cielo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What a sweetie! She didn't have to drive us to the airport.¡Qué cielo! No tenía porqué llevarnos al aeropuerto.
c. el amor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Rose was a such a sweetie when my mom died.¡Qué amor esa Rose cuando murió mi madre!
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(term of endearment)
a. el cielo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How are you this morning, sweetie?¿Cómo amaneciste, cielo?
b. el cariño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Come on, sweetie! You can do it!¡Vamos, cariño! ¡Sí que puedes!
c. el amor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How's it going, sweetie?¿Cómo te va, amor?
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(culinary) (United Kingdom)
a. la golosina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Can I have a sweetie, please?¿Me das una golosina, por favor?
b. el caramelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I bought some sweeties from the corner shop.Compré algunos caramelos de la tienda de la esquina.
c. el dulce
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You can't eat sweeties before breakfast!¡No se pueden comer dulces antes de desayunar!
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