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Adjective
/swēt/,
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sweeter, comparative; sweetest, superlative;
  1. Having the pleasant taste characteristic of sugar or honey; not salty, sour, or bitter
    • - a cup of hot sweet tea
    • - a sweet taste of success
  2. (of air, water, or food) Fresh, pure, and untainted
    • - lungfuls of the clean, sweet air
  3. Smelling pleasant like flowers or perfume; fragrant
    • - sweet-smelling flowers
  4. Pleasing in general; delightful
    • - it was the sweet life he had always craved
  5. Highly satisfying or gratifying
    • - some sweet, short-lived revenge
  6. Used in expressions of assent or approval
    • - Yeah, I'd like to come to the party. Sweet
  7. Working, moving, or done smoothly or easily
    • - the sweet handling of this motorcycle
  8. (of sound) Melodious or harmonious
    • - the sweet notes of the flute
  9. Denoting music, esp. jazz, played at a steady tempo without improvisation

  10. (of a person or action) Pleasant and kind or thoughtful
    • - a very sweet nurse came along
  11. (esp. of a person or animal) Charming and endearing
    • - a sweet little cat
  12. Infatuated or in love with
    • - she seemed quite sweet on him
  13. Dear; beloved
    • - my sweet love
  14. Used as a respectful form of address
    • - go to thy rest, sweet sir
  15. Used for emphasis in various phrases and exclamations
    • - What had happened? Sweet nothing
  16. Used to emphasize the unpredictable individuality of someone's actions
    • - I'd rather carry on in my own sweet way
Noun
  1. A small shaped piece of confectionery made with sugar
    • - a bag of sweets
  2. Sweet foods, collectively
    • - Americans eat too many sweets
  3. A sweet dish forming a course of a meal; a dessert
    • - she served up a lovely sweet made with whipped chestnuts and almond paste
  4. Used as an affectionate form of address to a person one is very fond of
    • - hello, my sweet
  5. The sweet part or element of something
    • - you have had the bitter, now comes the sweet
  6. The pleasures or delights found in something
    • - the sweets of office

  1. sweetly: in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly'); "Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly"; "how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare; "talking sweet to each other"
  2. English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
  3. having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar
  4. angelic: having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition"
  5. dessert: a dish served as the last course of a meal
  6. a food rich in sugar
  7. Sweet is one of the five basic tastes and is almost universally regarded as a pleasurable experience. ...
  8. Sweet is the fourth studio album released by American country music artist Ken Mellons. Released in 2004, it contains the song "Paint Me a Birmingham", which was also recorded by Tracy Lawrence and released as a single. Mellons's rendition was also released shortly before Lawrence's. ...
  9. Sweet (originally The Sweet) was a British rock band that formed in the late 1960s and rose to prominence as one of the main glam rock acts in the 1970s, with the classic line-up consisting of Brian Connolly, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, and Mick Tucker.
  10. "Once More, with Feeling" is the seventh episode of the sixth season of the fantasy television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003) and the only one in the series performed as a musical. ...
  11. Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an American franchise which spans several media and genres. It began in 1992 with the film Buffy the Vampire Slayer, written by Joss Whedon and directed by Fran Rubel Kuzui, and was resurrected as a television series in 1997. ...
  12. Sweet is an United States travel company founded in January 2008, which markets travel packages and tours to the lesbian community.. ...
  13. The basic taste sensation induced by sugar; A confection made from sugar, or high in sugar content; a candy; A food eaten for dessert; sweetheart; Having a pleasant taste, especially one relating to the basic taste sensation induced by sugar; Having a taste of sugar; Containing a sweetening ...
  14. (sweetness) The condition of being sweet or sugary; A pleasant disposition; kindness
  15. (Sweetness) The impression of a sugary taste in a wine. Can be due to the presence of residual sugar or other sweet-tasting substances such as alcohol.
  16. (Sweetness) This is a basic taste descriptor characterized by solutions of sucrose or fructose which are commonly associated with sweet aroma descriptors such as fruity, chocolate and caramel. It is generally used for describing coffees which are free from off-flavors.
  17. (Sweetness) A taste sensation most commonly associated in wines with sugars (glucose and fructose), glycerol, ethanol, and 2,3-butanediol (the latter in trace amounts). ...
  18. (Sweetness) Get a spoonful of sugar and stick it in your mouth.
  19. (Sweetness) Longtime pal, sidekick and wingman.
  20. (Sweetness) One of the seven functions of oak identified in the GrapeCraft system.   For wines possessing angularity and framing but which lack a rich core of fruit, sweet oak is a tool for achieving flavor balance. ...
  21. (Sweetness) When cupping coffee the intensity of sugariness that is present when swooshing coffee in the mouth
  22. (sweetness) (in  food additive (food processing): Sweeteners)
  23. (Sweets) Here the Nouvelle Cuisine Artist gets to have a field-day. Dishes whose name sounds mouthwateringly indulgent, for example double-cream chocolate cake, in fact transpire to be a passable imitation of a spaceperson's lunch-pill in a tiny pill-box, on the obligatory massive plate, with 0. ...
  24. (Sweets) In the UK, sweets are candy only, while in the US the term can include anything sweet, like pastries or ice cream.
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