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Cute and Funny Nicknames for Couples

Updated on December 12, 2014

Fun, Cute, and Romantic Nicknames for Your Significant Other

Whether you're a girl trying to find a few boyfriend nicknames, a guy trying to find girlfriend nicknames, or anything and everything in between—you always want to come up with something a little bit different than what everyone else is using. This is much more difficult than it sounds. That's what this article is here for.

While this list is separated into male and female categories, both nickname lists are obviously interchangeable, depending on the personality of the person getting the name or the one doing the naming.

Have fun!

Nicknames for Males (Boyfriends and Husbands)

Nicknames A-F
Nicknames F-P
Nicknames P-Z
Ace
Flipstick
Pooh Bear
Adam (first man)
Fruit Loop
Popsicle
Adorable
Gomer
Pork Chop
Animal Cracker
Grumpy
Prince Charming
Apple of My Eye
Gummy Bear
Purple Dinosaur
Bad A$$
Handsome
Regulator
Baby Bear
Hero
Rif Raf
Bam-Bam
Honey Bear
Romeo
Bandit
Honeybee
Rosebud
Bashful
Honeycomb
Sailor Man
Beast Master
Honey Bun
Scooter
Bellissimo (Italian, handsome)
Honey Pot
Scrappy
Beer Nut
Hot Chocolate
Scruffy
Big Guy
Hot Tamale
Sexy
Big Hunk
Hubby
Shooter
Big League
Huggy Bear
Shy Guy
Big Red
Hunk
Slick
Blue Jay
Icing on the Cake
Smoochy
Boy Toy
Idaho Spud
Snicker Doodle
Buckeye
Jelly Bean
Snoopy
Bull
Jelly Belly
Snuggie Woogems
Bun Bun
Jock
Snuggles
Butterball
Kiddo
Soldier
Buttercup
King D (daddy)
Sour Apple
Captain
Krull
Star Light
Casanova
Ladies Man
Stud
Champ
Lady Killer
Stud Monkey
Chef Of Love
Love Muffin
Sugar Cookie
Chili Pepper
Lover
Sugar Daddy
Chipmunk
Lover Boy
Superman
Choo Choo
Lovey Man
Sweetheart
Chunky Rabbit
Main Man
Sweetie
Clockwork
Man of My Life
Sweet Pea
Conan
Man's Man
Tator Tot
Cookie Monster
Marshmallow
Tarzan
Cowboy
Master Chief
Teddy Bear
Cuddle Bear
Master Of Mustaches
Tiger
Cuddle Bunny
McDreamy
Twinkle
Cuddle Muffin
Munchkin
Walnut
Curly Wurly
My Rock
Wild Turkey
Cuteness
My Sweet Boy
Winky-Dink
Cutie Pie
Naughty Monster
Wolfie
Daddy
Ninja in Training
Wooden Man
Diamond In The Rough
Old Faithful
Wood Stork
Dimple King
Old Man
Wookie
Doodle Bug
Other Half
Yang (Chinese, male force)
Don Juan
Panda Bear
Yummers
Dreamboat
Papi
Yummy Lover
Ducky (from Pretty in Pink)
Pineapple Chunk
Zeus (Greek, ruler of gods)

Interesting Personality Traits Can Lead To Cute Nicknames

If you don't find any good boyfriend or girlfriend nicknames here, then you should sit down and think about the traits you like best about your partner. Pair that word up with a physical flaw or to an event that has happened before (perhaps as a couple). Bad cook / lucky (lucky cook).

Nicknames for Females (Girlfriends and Wives)

Nicknames A-D
Nicknames D-P
Nicknames P-Z
Angel
Dumpling
Pebbles
Angel Eyes
English Rose
Peppermint
Astro Pop
Energy Pop
Philia (Greek, affectionate love)
Atomic Fireball
Eve (first woman)
Pin-up Girl
Avocado
Frou-Frou
Pookums
Baby
Fruitie Tootie
Pop Tart
Baby Doll
Gorgeous
Precious
Baby Girl
Georgia Peach
Princess
Bambi
Goddess
Pumpkin
Banana Split
Gum Drop
Pussy Cat
Beautiful
Happy Meal
Queen Anne's Lace
Beautiful Flower
Heavenly Connection
Queen of Hearts
Bella
Home Girl
Rainbow
Better Half
Hon
Raisinet
Bird Of Paradise
Honey
Rapunzel
Biscuit
Hot Pants
Raspberry
Blonde Bombshell
Hot Stuff
Red Hot
Blossom
Hot Mama
Ring Pop
Blow Pop
Hottie
Roller Girl
Blue Rose
Hummingbird
Rose Petal
Bombshell
Inamorata (Italian, woman in love)
Rubber Ducky
Boo
Indian Princess
Schmoopy
Bright Eyes
Juicy Fruit
Sexy Mama
Bubbles
Juliet
Short Cake
Buttercup
Kit Kat
Silly Goose
Button
Kitten
Sleeping Beauty
Candy Necklace
Lambchop
Smurfette
Candy Pants
Licorice Bite
Snicker Doodle
Caramel Apple
Lightning Bug
Snowflake
Care Bear
Little Oyster
Snow White
Caspia
Little Ballerina
Snuggle Butt
Cherry
Lolita
Soul Mate
Cherry Cocktail
Lolly (pop)
Sporty (Spice)
Cherry Jubilee
Lovebird
Star Bright
Chica
Lover Girl
Starburst
Chickadee
Lovey Woman
Sugar Lips
Chicklet
Magenta
Sugarplum
Cinderella
Magic Princess
Sugar Pop
Cleopatra
Main Squeeze
Sugar Puss
Cookie
Mamacita
Sunshine
Cowgirl
Mi Amore (Italian, my love)
Sweet Cheeks
Cuddle Bug
Mint Chocolate
Tech Queen
Cupcake
Mint Julep
Tinkerbell
Daffodil
Munchkin
Tootsie
Dangerous Angel
My All
Trouble
Darkside Warrior
My Everything
Twinkie
Darling
Noisy Girl
Twinkle Toes
Dearest
Old Ball and Chain
Warrior Princess
Dewdrop
Old Lady
Wifey
Doll
One in a Million
Witchy Woman
Dollface
Orchid
Yin (Chinese, female force)
Dove
Peanut
Young Thing

Nicknames for Couples May Actually Strengthen the Bond

Personally, from a guy's perspective, I never believed that nicknames strengthened the bond between a couple. I always thought that giving girlfriends nicknames was kind of sappy. As I've matured, though, I've realized that it's really not about the pet name—it's all about feeling comfortable enough with each other to use that name in public. I no longer have a problem with a woman using cute nicknames for their boyfriends or husbands and I urge those who think otherwise to reconsider.

Nicknames for boyfriends? Nicknames for girlfriends? Nicknames for partners or couples? Why not share them with everyone below?

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      Tristy 25 hours ago

      I like this....

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      Fahad 10 days ago

      Tima

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      Yana and Fares 2 months ago

      We love this thanks!!!

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      anonymous 5 months ago

      My girl calls me Lovebug. Because I love her the most, but I can be annoying at times

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      https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQE3PNMQBc6FLWIuSOBhVUgFLPH0Xfc6N3Aa_l-3_bQYlSrp71E 6 months ago

      i have no idea..

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      apple 8 months ago

      apple

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      annonymous 9 months ago

      My boyfriend and I like to call each other Romeo and Juliet. I just love how original and cliche it is. And he does too.

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      Shortcake 12 months ago

      (When you realise where your bf got your nickname from)

      Lol, I have been shortcake for 3 years now and he keeps calling it because I get so mad at it XD

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      Brittany 20 months ago

      I love the Nickames so much

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      Calvin 2 years ago

      Chunky cheecks for a females..or butter cupp

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      fillipus 2 years ago

      Adam and eve...

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      Danny 2 years ago

      But Bambi was male...

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      Gnasty71 2 years ago

      wow

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      ryu demicais 2 years ago

      i call her baby

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      Shirley Johnson 2 years ago from Sallisaw, OK

      You forgot "Ginger Snap" (my husband calls me that because of my red hair and hot temper...ol) and sugar booger which is one my son just mad up (23).

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      Flint haycraft 3 years ago

      I called my girlfriend buttercup

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      rizwanjaan 3 years ago

      @anonymous: my boyfriend and i have been dating for a few months. he calls me boo which is really common but started because we both love disney movies and while watching monsters inc., he said he noticed how sully would do anything to keep boo safe and that's how he felt over me,:) and i call him pikachu because well i chose him. hes my one in 6 billion and i love him to bits:))

      03151979337

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      betrix-oven 3 years ago

      my bf calls me snowflake and i call him keke

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      bunnehkinszxx3 3 years ago

      my boyfriend calls me a lot, like princess, mama, lil mama, lemon head (I love lemons) , ladybug, munchkin, etc. :3 I call him my butterball or baby cakes

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      marilyn-mieny 3 years ago

      I call my boyfriend Fatchie (dutch for boyfriend) and he calls me boo boo kittyf**k lol

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      marilyn-mieny 3 years ago

      I call my boyfriend Fatchie (Dutch for Boyfriend) and he calls me boo boo kittyfuck lol

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      creepypasta06 3 years ago

      I call my boyfriend my lucky charms and my irish Angel cause he's irish, boobear, and fuzzy wuzzy bear. He calls me his world, buttercup, blue eyes, and princess

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      Kiddo257 4 years ago

      I call my boyfriend pookabu

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I Call My BoyFriend PoorBear And He LOVES It. Gosh i Love my PoorBear.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My bf call me Beauitful angel

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      He calls me shortcake cause I'm way shorter than him and I call him strawberry cause he's so sweet!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      There's soo many of them <3

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I get called a@#hole everyday! So cute! ;)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My boyfriend calls me puppy

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I call my bf Teddy Bear because of the song that came out by Elvis Presley

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I call mine ass wipe cuz Im not always about the cute stuff and he calls me a rebel or babyboo.

      It just depends on whatever we are talking about

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      THIS IS SO CHEESY! XD love it though, I call him boo, he calls me beaut :3

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      stella_mcartney 4 years ago

      i called her chi-kuu loved this name too much

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I call my boyfriend Bad Boy because when we met he told me he was a badass and I laughed and said yeah and I bet at home you're a goody good. (;

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @anonymous: Rose bud (:

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      my breath owner call me kuchu. i loved it!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My boyfriend used to call me bunny baby :) it was so cute

      And I used to call him Fuzzybear and he loved it. I moved away and live 1000 miles away from him. We still talk everyday.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My girl calls me fuzzy wuzzy bear haha. I enjoy her sense of humor

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      im called "fuchu" or "meow" ...lol..

      i call him all sortsa shit "sugar pookie plum cheeks" , "sargent sexy" , "mafia man" .

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My boyfriend calls me his short shit lol

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I call my man my King D & I'm his Hot Tamale...

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My boyfriend alls me his "fluffy seal" because there was a stuffed animal at an aquarium that I wanted and it was a fluffy seal. He bought me the thing and called me his fluffy seal ever since!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      If you call him your husband and he calls you his wife/wifey; are those both considered pet names?

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      my boyfriend and i have been dating for a few months. he calls me boo which is really common but started because we both love disney movies and while watching monsters inc., he said he noticed how sully would do anything to keep boo safe and that's how he felt over me,:) and i call him pikachu because well i chose him. hes my one in 6 billion and i love him to bits:)))

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Me and my boyfriend both have blue eyes and live on a farm, so he calls me Baby Blues and Cowgirl and I call him Big Blues and Redneck Romeo

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My fiancée of a little under a year now, used to be spicecake cause shes spicy when she gets upset but shes sweet at the same time, but I wanted to try something different so I came up with AngelSugarCuddieKiss Aka (ASCK) cause shes my guardian/fallen angel but shes still as sweet as sugar but we like to cuddle and give light kisses whenever we can.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Me and my Boyfie Act weird around each other so we call each other "weirdo" :)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Well my bestfriend calls his boyfriend "jackass" coz he's a good looking donkeyman and his bf calls her "bitch" cuz my bff is a female cutedog MAYBE??

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @pauly99 lm: yeah!nice

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @ShereeSiebenaler: yeah girl you go

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      hb6ijz 4 years ago

      Gingerbread man

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      adam nd eve...<3

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      Sweetbunny LM 4 years ago

      Enjoyed this lens so much! My husband began calling me Bunny years ago, when I signed up with squidoo, I asked him what name he would recommend, and that is how I became Sweetbunny, thought with a site named squidoo, it sort of matches. :). Thanks again!

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      rosiembanks 4 years ago

      I think the best nicknames are the ones that come out of little in-jokes that the two of you share, but there are some cute suggestions here!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Haha, i call him my Superman ^-^

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      aritahime 4 years ago

      I call my boyfriend Hippo, because when he's yawning, his mouth will widely open just like a hippo.

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      complicatedgurl 4 years ago

      love the name doll :)

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      Dominique84 4 years ago

      my boyfriends calls me petal

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My bf calls me his good luck charm and he's my skaterboy :)

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      pauly99 lm 4 years ago

      I'll be quiet about this one because the nickname that I give my wife isn't in here. Nice to be unique :)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Cuddle Bug FTW!

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      JayDiesel 4 years ago

      I really like ring pop its so adorable

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      ShereeSiebenaler 4 years ago

      Cool lens ^^

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      AngelaNephriam 4 years ago

      Great lens! :)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @anonymous: You could try "my love rose"

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      i call my boyfriend sugar butt , love bug , and when i'm really feelin in love .... i call him my heart beat . <3

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      shundria20 4 years ago

      lol I call my bf teddy bear

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Squdgy bum or butt, I call my fiancé sexy pants lol, I find it more funny then loving. We just have a laugh. Oh or big boy!!!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      these petnames are perfect!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I call my boyfriend "Bubbleguppy" cd

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      TarahFlesch 4 years ago

      I call my bf snuggy wuggy sugar bug

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Well my boii calls me Hun , Darlen , Cutie Bootie , and big Bootie Judie although Judie isn't my name...And I call him sugams , and lover boy(:

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      CristianStan 4 years ago

      I found some of these names to be quite hilarious, most were fitting though

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My boyfriend calls me kitty

      & I call him bubby. :4

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Me and my boyfriend call each other chipmunk

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      MonisMas LM 4 years ago

      A very fun read! Cute and funny!

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      rainbowbutterfl1 4 years ago

      :)Thanks for sharing this cute & helpful lens ..

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      she wants new nick name and that he started disliking what happen to her and well im looking for a cutie name that makes her smile every time her old nick name was snow bunny because many reasons but idk her name is jessica rose lanning.

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      staceysprague11 5 years ago

      I wonder if I can call my husbands all of these names at least once in a week. I think I just challenged myself. :)

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      Kumar P S 5 years ago

      Nice lens ! Thanks for sharing.

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      latishaalford 5 years ago

      I just call him honey

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      beaworkathomemom 5 years ago

      ours are not on the list :) he calls me "miming". it means cats and im the queenbee-cat! :D (he has so many cats!)

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      dellgirl 5 years ago

      Adorable lens, it is very helpful. I enjoyed it.

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      Quite cute ideas!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      i like Freckles but it isn't here

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      i love Beanut<3 i don't think it was on here.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      My girlfriend's name is babydoll. I didn't see it though :(

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      kathyjoyce 5 years ago

      Lovely nicknames here, though I only go for the traditional ones like darling and dear.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Adorable article, thanks! Don't see my favorite here, Space Muffin.

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      pinkrenegade lm 5 years ago

      Just browsing through. Interesting lens.

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      Onemargaret LM 5 years ago

      Cute lens!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I think be using Starburst. A nickname after candy seems like a safe bet.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I used to think that my boyfriend liked the cutesie nicknames I use to call him, until he felt comfortable enough to tell me the truth. He preferred the basics - honey, baby, lover, sweetheart, etc.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Back in the day friend used to call me and my girlfriend frick and frack. We never called each other that though.

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      Vortrek Grafix 5 years ago

      I sometimes call my lovely partner "Poker Face Poopsie" because she can have quite a formidable expression whilst invoking the "silent treatment". Didn't see it on the list. Not sure of its origin (possibly from Betty Boop's cute li'l poop-poopie-doop?)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Funny Lens!

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      Fcuk Hub 5 years ago

      A little mole :) Great lens.

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      emmaklarkins 5 years ago

      Great list! Picking a good nickname is always a bit of a challenge, so it's great to have them all in one place.