Definitions of sweet:
  • noun:   the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
  • noun:   a food rich in sugar
  • noun:   English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
  • noun:   the property of containing sugar
  • noun:   a dish served as the last course of a meal
  • adjective:   pleasing to the senses
    Example: "The sweet song of the lark"
  • adjective:   (used of wines) having a sweet taste
  • adjective:   having a pleasant taste (as of sugar)
  • adjective:   one of the four basic taste sensations; very pleasant; like the taste of sugar or honey
  • adjective:   not having a salty taste
    Example: "Sweet water"
  • adjective:   pleasing to the mind or feeling
    Example: "Sweet revenge"
  • adjective:   not soured or preserved
    Example: "Sweet milk"
  • adjective:   with sweetening added
  • adjective:   having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
    Example: "A sweet disposition"
  • adjective:   pleasing to the ear
  • adjective:   having a natural fragrance
  • adverb:   in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly')
    Example: "Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 7692 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #932)

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