Definitions for saccharineˈsæk ər ɪn, -əˌrin, -əˌraɪn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sac•cha•rineˈsæk ər ɪn, -əˌrin, -əˌraɪn(adj.)

  1. of, resembling, or containing sugar.

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  2. very sweet to the taste; sugary.

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  3. cloyingly agreeable or ingratiating.

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  4. exaggeratedly sweet or sentimental.

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Origin of saccharine:

1665–75

sac`cha•rin′i•ty(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cloying, saccharine, syrupy, treacly(adj)

    overly sweet

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saccharine(adj)

    of or pertaining to sugar; having the qualities of sugar; producing sugar; sweet; as, a saccharine taste; saccharine matter

  2. Saccharine(noun)

    a trade name for benzoic sulphinide


Translations for saccharine

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

saccharin(e)(noun)

a very sweet substance used instead of sugar.

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