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Terms such as candy, cutie, honey, princess, diamond, queen(?), stud and bunny are terms of endearment (these terms are often used in a relationship to show affection and may also be used, with limitations, more casually: "what can I get you, hun?”).

I was wondering to what category or categories the following terms belong: cougar, cub, virgin, twink, adonis, giant, stallion, muse. Is there an umbrella term for such words?

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    This is not off-topic but needs clarity. What sort of category are you looking for? "Terms of endearment" is not really a category of words as much as how words are sometimes used. – Nardog Jan 29 at 18:49
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    They can all be used as vocatives, i.e, second-person nouns. – jlawler Jan 29 at 22:25