SWEET

sweet

1. [Adjective]: (used of wines) having a sweet taste

2. [Adjective]: having a pleasant taste (as of sugar)

3. [Noun]: the property of containing sugar

4. [Noun]: a food rich in sugar

5. [Noun]: English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)

6. [Noun]: the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth

7. [Noun]: a dish served as the last course of a meal

8. [Adverb]: 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"

9. not having a salty taste; "sweet water"

10. pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello"

11. pleasing to the senses; "the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child"

12. not soured or preserved; "sweet milk"

13. having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"

14. having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition"

15. pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge"

16. with sweetening added

17. one of the four basic taste sensations; very pleasant; like the taste of sugar or honey

Similar words to 'sweet'

Opposite words to 'sweet'

1. dry

2. sour


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