Can you call a man my dear?
Within an intimate relationship, (man/woman, woman/woman, man/man) anything goes; and possibly from a child to an elderly parent you’d hear “dear” or “darling” more. P.S. A man may refer to another man as his “dear friend”, but it would be unusual (not unheard of) to address him as such.
Why would a guy call you my dear?
When a guy calls you “my dear” it is a sign of affection and generally caring. It’s a bit old-fashioned to use this phrase, but what is never old-fashioned is paying respect to someone who has your heart. Take it as a very nice and polite compliment.
What does it mean when a guy calls you babe?
If a man calls you babe, it means that you attract him in a sexual way. It is a clear sign he likes you. He wants to get to know you better. He thinks that giving you a cute pet name will make you feel special.
What does it mean when a teacher calls you dear?
It is a term of endearment. It means she likes you. Given that she is your teacher it is not really at all appropriate though. It is a term of endearment.