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Definitions of sweet

  1. Home-made wines, metheglin, &c.; molasses, or other sweet vegetable substances. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. (British) dessert Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the property of containing sugar Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Quality of being sweet; something sweet; one dearly loved; darling. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. A sweet substance: a term of endearment:-pl. sweetmeats. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. A sweet substance. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Something sweet; a sweetmeat. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. A substance sweet to the taste or smell; a word of endearment; something pleasing or grateful to the mind. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. not having a salty taste; "sweet water" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. one of the four basic taste sensations; very pleasant; like the taste of sugar or honey Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. pleasing to the senses; "the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. (used of wines) having a sweet taste Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. having a pleasant taste (as of sugar) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. not soured or preserved; "sweet milk" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. Having an agreeable taste or flavor such as that of sugar; saccharine; -- opposed to sour and bitter; as, a sweet beverage; sweet fruits; sweet oranges. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. Pleasing to the ear; soft; melodious; harmonious; as, the sweet notes of a flute or an organ; sweet music; a sweet voice; a sweet singer. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; mild and attractive; fair; as, a sweet face; a sweet color or complexion. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. Fresh; not salt or brackish; as, sweet water. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. Not changed from a sound or wholesome state. Specifically: (a) Not sour; as, sweet milk or bread. (b) Not state; not putrescent or putrid; not rancid; as, sweet butter; sweet meat or fish. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. Plaesing to the mind; mild; gentle; calm; amiable; winning; presuasive; as, sweet manners. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. That which is sweet to the taste; -- used chiefly in the plural. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. Confectionery, sweetmeats, preserves, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. Home-made wines, cordials, metheglin, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  29. That which is sweet or pleasant in odor; a perfume. Newage Dictionary DB
  30. That which is pleasing or grateful to the mind; as, the sweets of domestic life. Newage Dictionary DB
  31. One who is dear to another; a darling; -- a term of endearment. Newage Dictionary DB
  32. Pleasing to the senses; tasting like sugar; not stale or sour; as, sweet butter or milk; fresh; not salt; as, sweet water; fragrant; as, sweet honeysuckle; pleasing in sound; soft; as, a sweet voice; fair; lovely; gentle; as, a sweet manner; containing sugar. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  33. Pleasing to the taste or senses: tasting like sugar: fragrant: melodious: beautiful: fresh, as opp. to salt or to sour: not stale, sour, or putrid: mild: obliging. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  34. Pleasant to the taste; tasting like sugar; agreeable to any sense; not sour or putrid; not salt; mild; amiable. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  35. Agreeable to the taste; tasting like sugar. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  36. Harmonious; lovely; restful. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  37. Agreeable or delightful. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  38. Gentle; kind; amiable. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for sweet

  1. " No, indeed, papa; it is always new, and I do love it so; it is so very sweet – Elsie Dinsmore by Martha Finley
  2. I do not like things sweet – Around The Tea-Table by T. De Witt Talmage
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