|what is sweet?
||[Aug. 19th, 2006|11:34 am]
sweet and dirty
adj. sweet·er, sweet·est
Having the taste of sugar or a substance containing or resembling sugar, as honey or saccharin.
Containing or derived from sugar.
Retaining some natural sugar; not dry: a sweet wine.
Pleasing to the senses; agreeable: the sweet song of the lark; a sweet face.
Pleasing to the mind or feelings; gratifying: sweet revenge.
Having a pleasing disposition; lovable: a sweet child.
Kind; gracious: It was sweet of him to help out.
Fragrant; perfumed: a sweet scent.
Not saline or salted: sweet water; sweet butter.
Not spoiled, sour, or decaying; fresh: sweet milk.
Free of acid or acidity: sweet soil.
Low in sulfur content: sweet fuel oil.
Music. Of, relating to, or being a form of jazz characterized by adherence to a melodic line and to a time signature.
Used as an intensive: took his own sweet time to finish; earns a sweet million per year.
In a sweet manner; sweetly.
Sweet taste or quality; sweetness.
Something sweet to the taste.
Foods, such as candy, pastries, puddings, or preserves, that are high in sugar content.
Informal. Sweet potatoes: candied sweets.
A sweet dish, such as pudding, served as dessert.
A sweetmeat or confection.
A dear or beloved person.
Something pleasing to the mind or feelings.
sweet on Informal
Enamored of; in love with.
[Middle English swete, from Old English swte. See swd- in Indo-European Roots.]
sugary, candied, candy-coated, cloying, delicious, honeyed, like candy, like honey, like sugar, luscious, nectareous, saccharine, sugar-coated, sugared, sweetened, syrupy, toothsome, friendly, affectionate, agreeable, amiable, angelic, appealing, attractive, beautiful, beloved, charming, cherished, companionable, considerate, darling, dear, dearest, delectable, delicious, delightful, dulcet, engaging, fair, generous, gentle, good-humored, good-natured, gooey, heavenly, kind, lovable, loving, luscious, mild, mushy, patient, pet, pleasant, pleasing, precious, reasonable, saccharine, sweet-tempered, sympathetic, taking, tender, thoughtful, treasured, unselfish, winning, winsome, nice-smelling, ambrosial, aromal, aromatic, balmy, clean, fragrant, fresh, new, perfumed, perfumy, pure, redolent, savory, scented, spicy, sweet-smelling, wholesome, nice-sounding, dulcet, euphonic, euphonious, harmonious, mellifluous, mellow, melodic, melodious, musical, orotund, rich, rotund, silver-toned, silvery, smooth, soft, sonorous, soothing, sweet-sounding, tuneful, sugary food, bonbon, candy, chocolate, confection, confectionery, confiture, delight, dessert, enjoyment, final course, gratification, joy, pleasure, pudding, snack, sugarplum, sweetmeat, sweet talk, blandishment, blarney, cajolery, fair words, flattery, honeyed words, incense, insincere flattery, nobbling, smooth talk, snow job, soft soap, sweet nothings,
Antonyms: acid, bitter, salty, sour, mean, unfriendly, unpleasant, malodorous, stinking, unpleasant, cacophonous, discordant, ugly