Learn how to say Dearest correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word dear:
1regarded with deep affection:
a dear friend
he is very dear to me
used in speech as a polite or affectionate form of address:
Martin, my dear fellow
used in the polite form of address at the start of a letter.
a dear little puppy
2chiefly British expensive:
five pounds—that’s a bit dear!
used as an affectionate or friendly form of address:
don’t you worry, dear
a sweet or endearing person:
Harry’s a dear
at a high cost:
they buy property cheaply and sell dear
used in expressions of surprise, dismay, or sympathy:
oh dear, I’ve upset you
for dear life
Old English dēore, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch dier ‘beloved’, also to Dutch duur and German teuer ‘expensive’