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Adjective: sweet (sweeter,sweetest)  sweet
  1. Having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar
     
  2. Having a kind personality, befitting an angel or cherub
    "a sweet disposition";
    - angelic, angelical, cherubic, seraphic
     
  3. Pleasing to the ear
    "the sweet tones of the cello";
    - dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, mellifluent
     
  4. Pleasing to the senses
    "the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child"
     
  5. Pleasing to the mind or feeling
    "sweet revenge";
    - gratifying
     
  6. Having a natural fragrance
    "sweet spices"; "sweet-scented spices"; "sweet-smelling spices";
    - odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, scented, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, odiferous
     
  7. (used of wines) having a high residual sugar content
    "sweet dessert wines"
     
  8. Not containing or composed of salt water
    "sweet water";
    - fresh
     
  9. Not soured or preserved
    "sweet milk";
    - fresh, unfermented
     
  10. With sweetening added
    "sweet wines were a great feature of Jacobean, and (before that) of Elizabethan, banquets";
    - sugared, sweetened, sweet-flavored [US], sweet-flavoured [Brit, Cdn]
Adverb: sweet  sweet
  1. (poetry) in an affectionate or loving manner ('sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of 'sweetly')
    "how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"; "talking sweet to each other";
    - sweetly
Noun: sweet  sweet
  1. A dish served as the last course of a meal
    - dessert, afters [Brit]
     
  2. A food rich in sugar
    - confection
     
  3. The taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
    - sweetness, sugariness
     
  4. The property of tasting as if it contains sugar
    - sweetness
     
  5. [Brit] A rich sweet made of flavoured sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
    - candy, confect, sweetie [Brit, informal], lolly [Austral, NZ]
Noun: Sweet  sweet
  1. English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
    - Henry Sweet

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Derived forms: sweeter, sweetest, sweets

See also: cloying, fragrant, lovable, loveable, melodic, melodious, musical, pleasing, saccharine, sugary, sweetish, syrupy, tasty, treacly, unsoured

Type of: course, dainty, delicacy, goody, gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, kickshaw [archaic], phonetician, taste, taste perception, taste property, taste sensation, treat

Antonym: dry, sour

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