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  Definition of Sweet
  1. the property of containing sugar
  2. the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
  3. a food rich in sugar
  4. a dish served as the last course of a meal
  5. English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
  6. having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"
  7. not having a salty taste; "sweet water"
  8. having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition"
  9. pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello"
  10. pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge"
  11. pleasing to the senses; "the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child"
  12. with sweetening added
  13. (used of wines) having a sweet taste
  14. having a pleasant taste (as of sugar)
  15. not soured or preserved; "sweet milk"
  16. one of the four basic taste sensations; very pleasant; like the taste of sugar or honey
  17. 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"
Similar Words: sweetness, sugariness, confection, confectionery, dessert, afters, Sweet, Henry Sweet, odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, scented, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, unsalty, angelic, angelical, cherubic, seraphic, dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, gratifying, sugared, sweetened, fresh, unfermented, sweetly


See Also: sugary, tasteful


Hyponyms: saccharinity, sugariness, confiture, sweetmeat, candy, hardbake, chewing gum, gum, candied apple, candy apple, taffy apple, caramel apple, toffee apple, center, centre, comfit, maraschino, maraschino cherry, nonpareil, ambrosia, baked Alaska, blancmange, charlotte, compote, fruit compote, dumpling, flan, frozen dessert, junket, mousse, peach melba, whip, pudding, syllabub, sillabub, tiramisu, trifle, zabaglione, sabayon


Pertainyms: angelic, angelical, cherubic, seraphic


Language Translations:
Afrikaans: hulpwardig and lieflik and soet   Albanian: ëmbël  
Basque: gozo   Breton: c'hwek and dous and fresk and heson  
Bulgarian: сладък   Catalan: dolç  
Croatian: sladak   Danish: frisk and konfekt and melodisk and sød and sødet and usaltet and venlig  
Dutch: lief and snoep and zoet   Esperanto: dolĉa and sekeraĵo  
Finnish: herttainen and ihana and makea and makeinen and miellyttävä and raikas and ystävällinen   French: charmant and doux and frais and friandise and sucré and sympathique  
German: lecker and lieblich and nett and süß and Süß- and Süßigkeit and wohlriechend and zuckerhaltig   Greek: πράος and ανάλατος and γλυκός and γλυκόηχος and ευωδιαστός  
Hebrew: מתוק   Hindi: मीठा  
Hungarian: édes and édesség   Icelandic: sætur  
Italian: (''food'') non salato and dolce and dolcetto and dolcificato and fresco and intonato and profumato and simpatico   Japanese: sc=Jpan  
Korean: 달다 and 달콤하다 and 마음좋다 and 감미 and 삼삼하다 and 신선하다 and 향기롭다   Kurdish: destxweş and xwînşirîn and şirîn and شیرین  
Latin: suavis   Latvian: salds  
Lithuanian: saldus   Malayalam: മധുരം  
Norwegian: (''butter'') usaltet and fersk and hjelpsom and søt and søtlig and snill and sukkertilsatt and vakker   Polish: cukierek and słodki and słodzony  
Portuguese: doce and perfumado   Romanian: dulce  
Russian: душистый and конфета and милый and пресный and сладкий and сладкозвучный   Slovak: sladký  
Slovenian: sladek   Spanish: agradable and amable and azucarado and dulce and fresco  
Swedish: behaglig and frisk and hjälpsam and karamell and ljuv and söt  
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