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sweet

Definitions


[swiːt], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- having the pleasant taste characteristic of sugar or honey; not salt, sour, or bitter
(e.g: a cup of hot sweet tea)

- pleasing in general; delightful
(e.g: it was the sweet life he had always craved)

- (of a person or action) pleasant and kind or thoughtful
(e.g: a very sweet nurse came along)

- used for emphasis in various phrases and exclamations
(e.g: What had happened? Sweet nothing)


Phrases:
- be like a kid in a sweet shop
- in one's own sweet time
- in one's own sweet way
- keep someone sweet
- she's sweet
- sweet as
- sweet dreams
- sweet sixteen

Origin:
Old English swēte, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zoet, German süss, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin suavis and Greek hēdus


[swiːt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a small shaped piece of sweet food made with sugar
(e.g: a bag of sweets)

- a sweet dish forming a course of a meal; a pudding or dessert.

- used as an affectionate form of address
(e.g: hello, my sweet)

- the sweet part or element of something
(e.g: you have had the bitter, now comes the sweet)


Phrases:
- be like a kid in a sweet shop
- in one's own sweet time
- in one's own sweet way
- keep someone sweet
- she's sweet
- sweet as
- sweet dreams
- sweet sixteen

Origin:




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