What does it mean when a guy calls you "hun"?

This guy likes me but hasn't talked to me since I don't even remember when. He talked to me yesterday and sounded excited when I said something back to him. Today he called me hun. He has also called me sweetie before does this mean anything?

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  • It's like a act of kindness mostly opposite sex uses it on each other
    for example a girl calls a guy Hun or Guy calls a girl Hun it may mean
    nothing than again he may like you is why he's calling you names like
    "Hun", "Sweetie" it could be form of being affectionate towards you
    really hard to say f the guy likes you he should communicate more
    with you than what he does.

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    • Oh nothat's not why I was saying he likes me there are other things that have happened

  • He's flirting with you or you guys already have nicknames? I tend to call my girlfriend "Hello Sweetie", "Honey", "Hun", and "Baby/Babe".

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  • i didn't know it was really a thing for guys to say that… i'm used to "hun/hon" being used by older ladies. i wouldn't think much of it, especially with the age difference. he's probably just trying to be friendly...

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    • I didn't either that is why I was so confused forgot to mention he has a Texas country accent.

  • Flirty nicknames!

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What Guys Said 32

  • If you noticed that he's getting flirty, hun is obviously meant flirty. It's just a cute small baby step toward calling you something more obvious like "sweetheart", "gorgeous" or any other nickname.
    Trust your judgement - if he's being flirty, that's just what it is.

    (But just for the sake of completion, I sometimes call friends (female) "hun" when I don't want to call them an idiot, e. g. when they don't get stuff in uni that is super obvious)

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  • I've heard it used a lot from one who is older to someone younger. Mild term of affection, can be really annoying to me personally. I mean I get some people just use that because that is what they have always heard being used, where I come from, it is short for "honey" like the pet name used between lovers.

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  • Hun, if he is a Southern man, it doesn't mean much! :) :) :)

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  • he's gay. Jk jk. Mmmmm i see it as a nickname with no meaning behind it. I call random girls sweet heart.

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  • It means different things to different people but I don't like when people call me and nicknames like that. To me it sounds degrading.

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  • When he wants to possess you 😂 . I mean when he starts to be possessive about you, you are his honey. ☺

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  • One of two, if he said that I'd presume its a short for Hon-ey so he is either not in your game (married, gay, feels superior adult) or that is a foreign figure of speech.

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  • it depends on the guy i call a lot of women sweetie but that's a girlfriend only term itself... it's very likely he likes you but there's also a small chance he just made hun your nickname

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  • It's a term of in dear meant it's also a polite word. He seems he likes you and cares for you. Ask him if he likes you and , as be what's to Date? See what he says.

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  • If I think a girl is cute i'll smile at her and talk to her sometimes depending how i'm feeling lol I sent you a message with a more precise answer :)

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  • Be careful with that word. Depending on the guy, and how he uses it, it could mean something completely different.

    The 3 ways I have seen guys use the word "hun" are:

    1. To be degrading and or condescending.

    2. He's genuine and is using hun as short for honey

    3. (How I've used it) As a joke between friends

    I could explain them all, but if someone ever calls you hun you will know how they're using it. They all have such a distinct sound to them that they might as well be different words

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  • It's a term of endearment usually reserved for those we're close to. I don't think there's any hidden meaning. You can always ask if he wants more

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  • it's possibly an attempt to bond more closely with you

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  • It's short for Honey like Hi Honey, I'm home. It's a term of endearment. I call my wife that all the time.

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  • Terms of endearment. Don't read much into them until you are both officially dating

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  • He's into you... look8ng for confirmation you feel the same

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  • just a pet name that guys like to use for someone they like

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  • I don't know, I don't think i've ever called someone "hun"

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  • Oh man you have just established a permanent residence in the friend zone. Enjoy your stay.

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  • That he didn't want to write honey so used less letters for the same word

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  • he's gay

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  • Hun is a southern states term of endearment

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  • He wants the D.

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  • He either likes you or is just being friendly.

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  • Nothing

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  • It means we think you're a cutie

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  • What does it mean when a girl calls a guy dear?

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  • Nah its normal you are just overthinking it :)

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  • Like when women say it, it could "mean" something or it may not. Only way to know is ask him.

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  • He thinks you are a barbarian for ignoring him when he seeks to chat with you!
    Hun is nomadic tribes that invaded Europe.

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What Girls Said 8

  • its a form of endearment, that he's comfy talking to you and you guys are quite close

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  • I love the term, it has such a nice, sweet and homey sound to it 😊

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  • I hate when guys do that it's like they are trying too hard to be sweet and I hate being called the same thing he calls everyone else.

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  • 3 years fwb? Holly... what the

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  • It's a term of endearment

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  • Nah. I feel like anyone can be called hun.

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  • He’s either flirting (since you said he likes you) or just being friendly... ie: sometimes people will say “how are you doing love” which could be like saying pal. I guess... before I started dating this guy he was always super nice, made big offers and he always called me boo 😂 big sweetie.

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  • that he is gay

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