Definition of "sweet" []

  • Having the taste of sugar or a substance containing or resembling sugar, as honey or saccharin. (adjective)
  • Containing or derived from sugar. (adjective)
  • Retaining some natural sugar; not dry: a sweet wine. (adjective)
  • Pleasing to the senses; agreeable: the sweet song of the lark; a sweet face. (adjective)
  • Pleasing to the mind or feelings; gratifying: sweet revenge. (adjective)
  • Having or denoting a pleasant taste like that of sugar (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Agreeable to the senses or the mind (adjective)
  • Having pleasant manners; gentle (adjective)
  • (of wine, etc) having a relatively high sugar content; not dry (adjective)
  • (of foods) not decaying or rancid (adjective)
  • Not salty (adjective)
  • Free from unpleasant odours (adjective)
  • Containing no corrosive substances (adjective)
  • (of petrol) containing no sulphur compounds (adjective)
  • Sentimental or unrealistic (adjective)
  • Individual; particular (adjective)
  • Performed with a regular beat, with the emphasis on clearly outlined melody and little improvisation (adjective)
  • Satisfactory or in order; all right (adjective)
  • Respected; dear (used in polite forms of address) (adjective)
  • Smooth and precise; perfectly executed (adjective)
  • In a sweet manner (adverb)
  • A sweet taste or smell; sweetness in general (noun)
  • Any of numerous kinds of confectionery consisting wholly or partly of sugar, esp of sugar boiled and crystallized (boiled sweets) (noun)
  • A pudding, fruit, or any sweet dish served as a dessert (noun)
  • Dear; sweetheart (used as a form of address) (noun)
  • Anything that is sweet (noun)
  • A pleasurable experience, state, etc (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "sweet" in a sentence
  • "Rosa, Coretta…I hear you girls singing in the Choir today..sweet sweet music..continuing your work from up there.."
  • "With sweet almonds always use a small portion of bitter; without them, _sweet_ almonds have little or no taste, though they add to the richness of the cake."
  • "I love the decorations, the cute costumes, and all of the sweet treats ... it was definitely a holiday invented for those with a * sweet* tooth (that's totally me!)."