“The thing that pops into my head is the Shirley MacLaine quote from Terms of endearment,” said Emmerich.
“It is not a term of endearment to them,” says Apfelbaum in his letter.
Terms of endearment got made because Polly Platt was so persistent.
(She addresses me in various terms of endearment, as one would an old friend, and invites me to swim in her pool after lunch).
Bae,” for example, is a term of endearment that is either short for “baby” or an acronym for “before anyone else.
A mother's term of endearment to her child is "My bird—my young one," and sometimes playfully "My old man."
The home name seemed to add a touch of endearment, and he used it advisedly.
Magraw, a Gaelic term of endearment, often heard on the baseball fields of Donnybrook.
He was irresistibly impelled to address her with words of endearment.
Another variety of lover's extravagance is the lavishing of terms of endearment, as we find in Cas.