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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)

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.

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!)."