Definitions of sweet

  1. Home- made wines, metheglin, & c.; molasses, or other sweet vegetable substances.
  2. ( British) dessert
  3. the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
  4. Quality of being sweet; something sweet; one dearly loved; darling.
  5. A sweet substance: a term of endearment:- pl. sweetmeats.
  6. A sweet substance.
  7. Something sweet; a sweetmeat.
  8. A substance sweet to the taste or smell; a word of endearment; something pleasing or grateful to the mind.
  9. having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; " an angelic smile"; " a cherubic face"; " looking so seraphic when he slept"; " a sweet disposition"
  10. pleasing to the ear; " the dulcet tones of the cello"
  11. pleasing to the mind or feeling; " sweet revenge"
  12. not having a salty taste; " sweet water"
  13. one of the four basic taste sensations; very pleasant; like the taste of sugar or honey
  14. pleasing to the senses; " the sweet song of the lark"; " the sweet face of a child"
  15. ( used of wines) having a sweet taste
  16. having a pleasant taste ( as of sugar)
  17. not soured or preserved; " sweet milk"
  18. Having an agreeable taste or flavor such as that of sugar; saccharine; -- opposed to sour and bitter; as, a sweet beverage; sweet fruits; sweet oranges.
  19. Pleasing to the ear; soft; melodious; harmonious; as, the sweet notes of a flute or an organ; sweet music; a sweet voice; a sweet singer.
  20. Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; mild and attractive; fair; as, a sweet face; a sweet color or complexion.
  21. Fresh; not salt or brackish; as, sweet water.
  22. Not changed from a sound or wholesome state. Specifically: ( a) Not sour; as, sweet milk or bread. ( b) Not state; not putrescent or putrid; not rancid; as, sweet butter; sweet meat or fish.
  23. Plaesing to the mind; mild; gentle; calm; amiable; winning; presuasive; as, sweet manners.
  24. That which is sweet to the taste; -- used chiefly in the plural.
  25. Confectionery, sweetmeats, preserves, etc.
  26. Home- made wines, cordials, metheglin, etc.
  27. That which is sweet or pleasant in odor; a perfume.
  28. That which is pleasing or grateful to the mind; as, the sweets of domestic life.
  29. One who is dear to another; a darling; -- a term of endearment.
  30. Pleasing to the senses; tasting like sugar; not stale or sour; as, sweet butter or milk; fresh; not salt; as, sweet water; fragrant; as, sweet honeysuckle; pleasing in sound; soft; as, a sweet voice; fair; lovely; gentle; as, a sweet manner; containing sugar.
  31. Pleasing to the taste or senses: tasting like sugar: fragrant: melodious: beautiful: fresh, as opp. to salt or to sour: not stale, sour, or putrid: mild: obliging.
  32. Pleasant to the taste; tasting like sugar; agreeable to any sense; not sour or putrid; not salt; mild; amiable.
  33. Agreeable to the taste; tasting like sugar.
  34. Harmonious; lovely; restful.
  35. Agreeable or delightful.
  36. Gentle; kind; amiable.
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