Definitions of sweet

  1.   British dessert
  2.   having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub an angelic smile a cherubic face looking so seraphic when he slept a sweet disposition
  3.   a food rich in sugar
  4.   a dish served as the last course of a meal
  5.   pleasing to the ear the dulcet tones of the cello
  6.   pleasing to the mind or feeling sweet revenge
  7.   English phonetician one of the founders of modern phonetics 1845 1912
  8.   having a natural fragrance odoriferous spices the odorous air of the orchard the perfumed air of June scented flowers
  9.   with sweetening added
  10.   the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
  11.   not having undergone fermentation sweet cider
  12.   the property of containing sugar
  13.   in an affectionate or loving manner Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly sweet' is a poetic or informal variant for sweetly' as in how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank Shakespeare talking sweet to each other
  14.   not having a salty taste sweet water
  15.   one of the four basic taste sensations very pleasant like the taste of sugar or honey
  16.   pleasing to the senses the sweet song of the lark the sweet face of a child
  17.   used of wines having a sweet taste
  18.   having a pleasant taste as of sugar
  19.   not soured or preserved sweet milk
  20.   in an affectionate or loving manner sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of sweetly' Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank Shakespeare talking sweet to each other
  21.   Sweetness
  22.   Sweetly
  23.   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
  24.   Pleasing to the smell fragrant redolent balmy as a sweet rose sweet odor sweet incense
  25.   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
  26.   Pleasing to the eye beautiful mild and attractive fair as a sweet face a sweet color or complexion
  27.   Fresh not salt or brackish as sweet water
  28.   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
  29.   Plaesing to the mind mild gentle calm amiable winning presuasive as sweet manners
  30.   That which is sweet to the taste used chiefly in the plural
  31.   Confectionery sweetmeats preserves etc
  32.   Home made wines cordials metheglin etc
  33.   That which is sweet or pleasant in odor a perfume
  34.   That which is pleasing or grateful to the mind as the sweets of domestic life
  35.   One who is dear to another a darling a term of endearment
  36.   To sweeten
  37.   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
  38.   Quality of being sweet something sweet one dearly loved darling
  39.   Having a taste like that of sugar
  40.   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
  41.   A sweet substance a term of endearment pl sweetmeats
  42.   A sweet substance
  43.   Pleasant to the taste tasting like sugar agreeable to any sense not sour or putrid not salt mild amiable
  44.   Agreeable to the taste tasting like sugar
  45.   Harmonious lovely restful
  46.   Agreeable or delightful
  47.   Gentle kind amiable
  48.   Something sweet a sweetmeat
  49.   Agreeable or grateful to the taste pleasing to the smell the ear or the eye fragrant melodious beautiful fresh not salt not sour not stale not putrid mild soft gentle kind obliging
  50.   Home made wines metheglin c molasses or other sweet vegetable substances
  51.   A substance sweet to the taste or smell a word of endearment something pleasing or grateful to the mind

Antonyms for sweet

disheartening, dreadful, contentious, unfriendly, sad, fierce, gloomy, roiled, addled, ill-humored, unenjoyable, crotchety, unlovely, contemptible, inexorable, resentful, soured, croaking, forgotten, stinky, lachrymose, morose, unlovable, foul, flinty, inharmonious, excruciating, irate, ungentle, depressing, jaundiced, throaty, frowsy, infuriate, coarse, wretched, ill-natured, ungracious, dry, sec, Outraging, distasteful, maddening, monstrous, enraged, grating, revengeful, unsympathetic, suffocating, sickening, unbeloved, relentless, boring, rancorous, exasperating, cutting, stinging, grumpy, despiteful, ghastly, harsh, putrefied, lousy, yucky, discordant, inconsiderate, antipathetic, short-tempered, dismal, incensing, estranged, tedious, inflaming, astringent, putrid, caustic, ireful, splenetic, noisome, Riling, hostile, disgusting, irascible, odorless, pettish, painful, rude, unkind, Irksome, inflamed, Afflicting, croaky, saltish, detestable, joyless, unwelcome, obscene, livid, hideous, adversarial, saline, rough, riled, Stenchy, uncultivated, snarky, malodourous, lowering, outraged, Rankled, wicked, rigid, evil, bearish, decomposed, Disfavored, Execrated, vengeful, acidulous, lugubrious, hellish, vindictive, surly, hated, intimidating, revolting, repugnant, dogged, rotten, annoying, unsociable, harrowing, bloody-minded, sullen, funky, petulant, decayed, forbidding, close, distressing, irritable, doleful, unsavory, sugarless, crusty, crabbed, cranky, acetose, frowsty, raging, stale, acidulated, unhappy, ill-mannered, querulous, ornery, vexing, rancid, churlish, rasping, strict, detested, angry, breathless, frightful, hateful, malign, acid, stern, horrible, acrimonious, infuriated, stiff, perturbing, Revulsive, austere, unappealing, violent, hard, mortal, rusty, mad, unpleasant, flat, malevolent, unrelenting, alienated, dreary, Ogreish, grim, stifling, subacid, repulsive, ripe, mournful, lamentable, nauseous, sorrowful, gruff, teed off, disturbing, indignant, dolorous, bad, aggravating, argumentative, spoiled, corrupted, unpleasing, ignored, unsightly, acerbic, malignant, unmitigated, nauseating, embittered, inimical, insipid, crabby, tragic, god-awful, torturous, loathsome, Horn-mad, brut, malodorous, regrettable, uncongenial, waspish, ugly, saliferous, scandalous, briny, raspy, Dissatisfying, rabid, scratchy, repellent, vile, unmusical, musty, dyspeptic, nasty, galling, stuffy, Disdained, disagreeable, unpalatable, nonsweet, abominable, dissonant, awful, Snippety, strong, tormenting, furious, inhospitable, uncompromising, ill-favored, irritating, prickly, commonplace, appalling, hurtful, gravel, acidic, peeving, Unamiable, infuriating, unmelodic, bilious, deplorable, salt, grotesque, uncivil, abhorrent, fusty, unscented, offensive, upsetting, icky, testy, apoplectic, rank, gravelly, snappy, riley, despised, ballistic, steely, acetous, acerb, angered, sore, salty, Abominated, impolite, Pleasureless, fiery, dour, cacophonous, unvocal, lemonlike, ill-tempered, Tartish, agonizing, cruel, unsweet, Ticked, sourish, cheesed off, ungenial, gamy, choleric, gross, unlikable, obnoxious, fulsome, noxious, cross, Abhorred, tart, Angering, rigorous, Rankling, fetid, heartrending, fussy, ill-smelling, wrathful, Fuming, unmannerly, virulent, heartbreaking, unfavorite, sour, unloved, foaming, grouchy, touchy, ratty, acrid, bitter, biting, snappish, severe, steamed up, reeking, unattractive, dull, vinegary, hot, stinking, steaming, discourteous, contrary, peevish, disliked, Enraging, cantankerous, snippy, Loathed, untrained, abandoned, stark, heinous, grievous, negative, quick-tempered, smelly, wroth, Reeky, antagonistic, perverse, miserable, acidulent, adversary, brackish, Hopping, pungent, malicious, shirty, tangy, catty, horrendous, vicious, unmelodious, incensed, ferocious, spiteful, horrid, shocking, lemony, odious, displeasing, boorish.

Quotes of sweet

  1. When one by one our ties are torn and friend from friend is snatched forlorn when man is left alone to mourn oh then how sweet it is to die – Anna Letitia Barbauld
  2. My dream was to be known as a writer and to be able to produce at least one book that would be read by people That dream came true with the publication of my first novel and all the rest has been a sweet bonus – Robert Cormier
  3. That it will never come again is what makes life sweet – Emily Dickinson
  4. The truth is that life is delicious horrible charming frightful sweet bitter and that is everything – Anatole France
  5. Well I wasn't going to tell anyone but I've been seeing this really sweet guy for the past few weeks – Amber Frey
  6. They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country But in modern war there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying You will die like a dog for no good reason – Ernest Hemingway
  7. It is a sweet and seemly thing to die for one's country – Horace
  8. My dream is to become a farmer Just a Bohemian guy pulling up his own sweet potatoes for dinner – Lenny Kravitz
  9. Very few people possess true artistic ability It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort If you have a burning restless urge to write or paint simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass – Fran Lebowitz
  10. Turning back the pages of my sweet shattered dream I wonder if she'll ever do the same And the thing that I call living is just being satisfied With knowing I've got no one left to blame – Gordon Lightfoot
  11. I can make them voting machines sing Home Sweet Home – Earl Long
  12. The harder the battle the sweet of jah victory – Bob Marley
  13. Patience is bitter but its fruit is sweet – Jean Jacques Rousseau
  14. With this sweet hope of ultimate acceptance with God I have always enjoyed much cheerfulness before men but I have at the same time laboured incessantly to cultivate the deepest humiliation before God – Charles Simeon
  15. Mama was my greatest teacher a teacher of compassion love and fearlessness If love is sweet as a flower then my mother is that sweet flower of love – Stevie Wonder

Usage examples for sweet

  1. “ I wouldn't be sure he's not sweet on the two o' them – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  2. “ No indeed papa it is always new and I do love it so it is so very sweet – Elsie Dinsmore by Martha Finley
  3. Then Only a second sweet he said quietly and let her go – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  4. And oh the thought of revenge is sweet – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  5. We can smell things a long way off and when you are older you will get to know the difference between the sweet roots under the ground and the man smell which means danger – Umboo, the Elephant by Howard R. Garis
  6. From the sweet voice Arch had almost expected to see her – The Fatal Glove by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  7. “ O sweet little you don't know how nice you looked – Ulysses by James Joyce
  8. “ I do not like things sweet – Around The Tea-Table by T. De Witt Talmage
  9. It's sweet of both of you – If by Lord Dunsany [Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron]
  10. You are far too sweet – A Question of Marriage by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  11. The world felt very sweet – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  12. But I only said How sweet of you – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  13. “ I had just before you entered a sweet dream – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  14. “ A pinch each of powdered mace and sweet herbs – New Vegetarian Dishes by Mrs. Bowdich
  15. How people can bear strong sweet flowers around their dead I can never understand – Mrs. Red Pepper by Grace S. Richmond
  16. “ I will not be here to see how sweet thou dost look in it – A Maid of Many Moods by Virna Sheard
  17. It's the way to make you straight and true my sweet Krool ” – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  18. You never saw anyone so sweet – The School by the Sea by Angela Brazil
  19. When I think of my cousin such a sweet good girl and these her children oh it's horrible – The Whirlpool by George Gissing
  20. Very pretty and sweet – Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades by Florence Holbrook