Sweet, Henry Sweet(noun)
English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
dessert, sweet, afters(noun)
a dish served as the last course of a meal
a food rich in sugar
sweet, sweetness, sugariness(noun)
the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth
the property of tasting as if it contains sugar
having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar
angelic, angelical, cherubic, seraphic, sweet(adj)
having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
"an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition"
dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, sweet(adj)
pleasing to the ear
"the dulcet tones of the cello"
pleasing to the senses
"the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child"
pleasing to the mind or feeling
odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, scented, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling(adj)
having a natural fragrance
"odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"
(used of wines) having a high residual sugar content
"sweet dessert wines"
not containing or composed of salt water
fresh, sweet, unfermented(adj)
not soured or preserved
sugared, sweetened, sweet, sweet-flavored(adverb)
with sweetening added
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"
The basic taste sensation induced by sugar.
A confection made from sugar, or high in sugar content; a candy.
A food eaten for dessert.
Can we see the sweet menu, please?
In a sweet manner.
Having a pleasant taste, especially one relating to the basic taste sensation induced by sugar.
Having a taste of sugar.
Containing a sweetening ingredient.
Retaining a portion of sugar.
Sweet wines are better dessert wines.
Not having a salty taste.
Having a pleasant smell.
a sweet scent
Not decaying, fermented, rancid, sour, spoiled, or stale.
Having a pleasant sound.
Having a pleasing disposition.
a sweet child
Having a helpful disposition.
It was sweet of him to help out.
Free from excessive unwanted substances like acid or sulphur.
Very good; pleasant; agreeable.
The new Lexus was a sweet birthday gift.
Origin: Via swete, sweete, from swete.
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
pleasing to the smell; fragrant; redolent; balmy; as, a sweet rose; sweet odor; sweet incense
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
pleasing to the eye; beautiful; mild and attractive; fair; as, a sweet face; a sweet color or complexion
fresh; not salt or brackish; as, sweet water
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
plaesing to the mind; mild; gentle; calm; amiable; winning; presuasive; as, sweet manners
that which is sweet to the taste; -- used chiefly in the plural
confectionery, sweetmeats, preserves, etc
home-made wines, cordials, metheglin, etc
that which is sweet or pleasant in odor; a perfume
that which is pleasing or grateful to the mind; as, the sweets of domestic life
one who is dear to another; a darling; -- a term of endearment
Sweet were a British rock band that rose to worldwide fame in the 1970s as a prominent glam rock act, with their most prolific line-up: lead vocalist Brian Connolly, bass player Steve Priest, guitarist Andy Scott, and drummer Mick Tucker. Sweet were formed in 1967 and achieved their first hit "Funny Funny" in 1971 after teaming up with songwriters Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman and record producer Phil Wainman. During 1971 and 1972, their musical style followed a marked progression from the Archies-like bubblegum style of "Funny Funny" to a Who-influenced hard rock style supplemented by a striking use of high-pitched backing vocals. The band achieved notable success in the UK charts, with thirteen Top 20 hits during the 1970s alone, with "Block Buster!" topping the chart, followed by three consecutive number two hits in "Hell Raiser", "The Ballroom Blitz" and "Teenage Rampage". Their first self-written and produced single "Fox on the Run" also reached number two on the UK charts. These results were topped in West Germany and other countries on the European mainland, where the band was very popular. Like Slade the band turned to more Hard Rock style in their later singles like 1974's Turn It Down, but from 1976, the success started to decline! The Sweet had their last Top 10 hit in 1978 with "Love Is Like Oxygen". Connolly left the group in 1979 to start a solo career and the remaining members continued as a threesome until disbanding in 1981.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
swēt, adj. pleasing to the taste or senses: tasting like sugar: fragrant: melodious: beautiful, grateful to the eye: fresh, as opposed to salt or to sour: pure: recent, not stale, sour, or putrid: mild, soft, gentle: kind, obliging.—n. a sweet substance: a term of endearment: (pl.) sweetmeats, confections: sweet dishes served at table, puddings, tarts, jellies, &c.—v.t. (obs.) to sweeten.—adj. Sweet′-and-twen′ty (Shak.), at once fair and young.—ns. Sweet′-bay, the laurel (Laurus nobilis); Sweet′bread, the pancreas of an animal used for food, both delicate and nutritious.—adj. Sweet′-breathed, sweet-smelling.—ns. Sweet′-brī′er, a thorny shrub of the rose kind resembling the brier, having a sweet smell; Sweet′-corn, a variety of maize.—v.t. Sweet′en, to make sweet: to make pleasing, mild, or kind: to increase the agreeable qualities of: to make pure and healthy.—ns. Sweet′ener, one who, or that which, sweetens; Sweet′ening, act of sweetening: that which sweetens; Sweet′-flag, -rush, an aromatic plant of the genus Acorus of the arum family; Sweet′heart, a lover or mistress.—n.pl. Sweet′ies, confections.—n. Sweet′ing, a sweet apple: (Shak.) a darling, a word of endearment.—adj. Sweet′ish, somewhat sweet to the taste.—ns. Sweet′ishness; Sweet′-john, a flower of the narrow-leaved varieties of a species of pink, Dianthus barbatus, as distinguished from other varieties called Sweet-william; Sweet′leaf, a small tree in the southern United States, having sweetish leaves relished by cattle and horses; Sweet′-lips, one whose lips are sweet—a term of endearment: the ballanwrasse, or Labrus maculatus.—adv. Sweet′ly.—ns. Sweet′-mar′joram, a fragrant species of marjoram; Sweet′meat, a confection made wholly or chiefly of sugar; Sweet′-nan′cy, the double-flowered variety of Narcissus poeticus; Sweet′ness; Sweet′-oil, olive-oil; Sweet′-pea, a pea cultivated for its fragrance and beauty; Sweet′-potā′to, a twining plant common in tropical and sub-tropical countries, having large sweetish edible tubers.—adj. Sweet′-scent′ed, having a sweet smell.—n. Sweet′-sop, a tropical American evergreen, also its pulpy fruit.—adj. Sweet′-tem′pered, having a mild, amiable disposition.—ns. Sweet′-wa′ter, a white variety of the European grape, with very sweet juice; Sweet′-will′iam, the bunch-pink, Dianthus barbatus, a garden flower of many colours and varieties; Sweet′wood, a na
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British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sweet' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3140
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sweet' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2216
Rank popularity for the word 'sweet' in Adjectives Frequency: #383
The numerical value of sweet in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of sweet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I love you, very sweet with the mom, and mom was very sweet with him.
She can be sweet, but so can you. And you know when you’re sweet and playing a game.
Ducks are sweet, crows are intelligent; but I prefer dolphins because they are both sweet and intelligent.
Sweetness! World needs sweetness! It needs a sweet child, a sweet dolphin, a sweet monkey; it needs sweet people to soften the callous hearts!
Flowers never emit so sweet and strong a fragrance as before a storm. When a storm approaches thee, be as fragrant as a sweet-smelling flower.
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Translations for sweet
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- soet, soeterig, hulpwardig, lieflikAfrikaans
- сало́дкі, мі́лыBelarusian
- c'hwek, fresk, disall, heson, dousBreton
- dolç, ensucrat, dolçament, llaminaduraCatalan, Valencian
- slazený, sladký, čerstvý, milý, melodický, ochotný, voňavý, příjemný, sladkostCzech
- пылак, тутлӑChuvash
- sød, fersk, ren, blid, sødet, behagelig, frisk, venlig, melodisk, usaltet, sødlig, let, konfekt, bolsje, slik, sødtDanish
- süß, zuckerhaltig, lecker, nett, herzig, wohlriechend, gezuckert, duftend, lieblich, SüßigkeitGerman
- γλυκόηχος, ανάλατος, πράος, ευωδιαστός, γλυκός, μειλίχιος, καραμέλαGreek
- dolĉa, sukeraĵoEsperanto
- agradable, dulce, oloroso, rico, amable, lindo, bello, melodioso, fresco, fragante, mono, hermoso, tierno, azucarado, encantador, gustoso, benigno, sabroso, dulcemente, caramelo, chucheSpanish
- gozo, gozoaBasque
- makee, ihana, äitelä, makea, siisti, miellyttävä, imelä, suloinen, pehmeä, hyväntuoksuinen, puhdas, auttavainen, herttainen, mukava, raikas, ystävällinen, makeutettu, sokerinen, hellästi, karamelli, karkki, makeinen, namu, ihanastiFinnish
- mélodieux, frais, doux, sucré, génial, charmant, sympathique, sympa, gentil, doucement, bonbon, sucreries, friandiseFrench
- caoin, milis, binn, milseánIrish
- binn, blasda, milis, grinn, mealach, suiteas, mìlseanScottish Gaelic
- מתוק, במתיקותHebrew
- édes, édességHungarian
- անուշահոտ, քաղցր, քաղցրահամ, դուրեկան, քաղցրահնչյուն, կոնֆետArmenian
- dolce, dolcificato, gentile, carino, zuccheroso, melodioso, fresco, genuino, amabile, profumato, fragrante, non salato, puro, simpatico, zuccherato, intonato, dolcemente, dolcetto, caramellaItalian
- しょっぱくない, 甘い, 新鮮, 芳しい, 甘口, 心地よい, 香しい, 素晴らしい, 都合のよい, 雑味のない, 親切, 可愛い, 快く, 糖菓Japanese
- ტკბილი, არომატული, კამფეტიGeorgian
- ទន់ភ្លន់, ផ្អែមKhmer
- 달콤하다, 달다, 마음좋다, 삼삼하다, 알맞다, 향기롭다, 신선하다, 단Korean
- شیرین, xwînşirîn, şirîn, şirînkirî, destxweşKurdish
- dulcis, suāvis, dulceLatin
- séiss, Zockerboun, KamellLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- salds, saldumsLatvian
- ankamamina, mamyMalagasy
- मधूर, छान, सुगंध, गोडMarathi
- lief, schattig, zoet, vriendelijk, snoep, snoepjeDutch
- søtlig, ren, usaltet, hjelpsom, sukkertilsatt, søt, fersk, vennlig, vakker, snillNorwegian
- łikanNavajo, Navaho
- tsekemera, tseketsekeChichewa, Chewa, Nyanja
- słodki, słodzony, melodyjny, miły, uroczy, słodko, słodycze, cukierekPolish
- amável, suave, cheiroso, doce, amigável, puro, perfumado, melodioso, adocicado, fresco, adoçado, docementePortuguese
- dultsch, doltsch, dutschRomansh
- сла́дкий, ми́лый, мелоди́чный, душистый, сладкозву́чный, пре́сный, ледене́ц, сласть, сла́дость, конфе́таRussian
- сладак, sladakSerbo-Croatian
- söt, behaglig, frisk, välljudande, sötad, färsk, väldoftande, ljuvlig, doftande, vacker, mild, härlig, osaltad, hjälpsam, intagande, melodisk, vänlig, älsklig, näpen, ljuv, ren, omtänksam, rar, älskvärd, gullig, karamell, underbart, snask, härligt, vackert, ljuvligt, godsak, godis, sötsak, sött, sSwedish
- pipi, tamu, peremendeSwahili
- สด, หวาน, หอมThai
- datly, süýjiTurkmen
- matamis, maasukal, matatamisTagalog
- tatlı, şekerTurkish
- totli, shirinUzbek
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