Associations to the word «Sweet»

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SWEET, adjective. Having a pleasant taste, especially one relating to the basic taste sensation induced by sugar.
SWEET, adjective. Having a taste of sugar.
SWEET, adjective. Containing a sweetening ingredient.
SWEET, adjective. (wine) Retaining a portion of sugar.
SWEET, adjective. Not having a salty taste.
SWEET, adjective. Having a pleasant smell.
SWEET, adjective. Not decaying, fermented, rancid, sour, spoiled, or stale.
SWEET, adjective. Having a pleasant sound.
SWEET, adjective. Having a pleasing disposition.
SWEET, adjective. Having a helpful disposition.
SWEET, adjective. (mineralogy) Free from excessive unwanted substances like acid or sulphur.
SWEET, adjective. (informal) Very pleasing; agreeable.
SWEET, adjective. (informal) (followed by on) Romantically fixated, enamored (followed by with), fond (followed by of).
SWEET, adjective. (obsolete) Fresh; not salt or brackish.
SWEET, adjective. Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; mild and attractive; fair.
SWEET, adverb. In a sweet manner.
SWEET, noun. (uncountable) The basic taste sensation induced by sugar.
SWEET, noun. (countable) (British) A confection made from sugar, or high in sugar content; a candy.
SWEET, noun. (countable) (British) A food eaten for dessert.
SWEET, noun. Sweetheart; darling
SWEET, noun. (obsolete) That which is sweet or pleasant in odour; a perfume.
SWEET, noun. (obsolete) That which is pleasing or welcome to the mind.
SWEET, proper noun. A surname​.
SWEET ACTION, interjection. (British) An extraordinary event, often said in moments of surprise.
SWEET ALYSSUM, noun. A low-growing flowering annual (Lobularia maritima).
SWEET ALYSSUMS, noun. Plural of sweet alyssum
SWEET ANNIE, noun. A fragrant Asian herb, Artemisia annua, the source of the antimalarial drug artemisinin
SWEET ANNIE, noun. Alternative form of sweet Annie
SWEET ANNIES, noun. Plural of sweet Annie
SWEET ANNIES, noun. Plural of sweet annie
SWEET AS, adjective. (New Zealand) (idiomatic) (slang) Wonderful, extremely good.
SWEET AS A NUT, adjective. (simile) (British) Extremely good.
SWEET AS PIE, adjective. (simile) extremely sweet (in the sense of cute, lovely).
SWEET BALL, noun. (obsolete) A ball of some aromatic substance. [17th c.]
SWEET BASIL, noun. An herb used for seasoning (Ocimum basilicum)
SWEET BAY, noun. Alternative term for true laurel, to distinguish it from related species
SWEET BIRCH, noun. A tree of the species Betula lenta, with a dark bark resembling a cherry tree's and an aromatic bark and sap used for birch beer.
SWEET BREAD, noun. Any type of bread prepared with sweet ingredients
SWEET BURSARIA, noun. Bursaria spinosa, a small tree or shrub in the family Pittosporaceae.
SWEET BUTTER, noun. (US) unsalted butter
SWEET CHEEKS, noun. (often offensive) A term of address implying the person addressed has attractive buttocks.
SWEET CHERRY, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see sweet,‎ cherry.
SWEET CHERRY, noun. Prunus avium
SWEET CHESTNUT, noun. A type of deciduous tree native to Europe, Castanea sativa.
SWEET CHESTNUT, noun. The edible nuts of this tree.
SWEET CIDER, noun. Cider (apple juice containing pulp) which has not been fermented and so is non-alcoholic. In the US cider is assumed to refer to sweet cider unless specified as hard cider.
SWEET CIDERS, noun. Plural of sweet cider
SWEET CLOVER, noun. A plant of any species in the genus Melilotus.
SWEET CORN, noun. Corn (specifically maize) suitable for eating by humans, as distinguished from corn raised as animal feed.
SWEET CORNS, noun. Plural of sweet corn
SWEET CREAM, noun. (dated or British) Cream: the oily part of milk that rises to the top.
SWEET DREAMS, noun. (idiomatic) Said to someone before they fall asleep, wishing them a good sleep
SWEET F A, noun. (chiefly British) Nothing, not anything.
SWEET FA, noun. (chiefly British) nothing
SWEET FESTIVAL, proper noun. Eid al-Fitr
SWEET FLAG, noun. A perennial wetland plant, Acorus calamus, with an aromatic medicinal root, formerly used to strew floors, also known as calamus
SWEET FLAGS, noun. Plural of sweet flag
SWEET FUCK ALL, noun. (idiomatic) (vulgar) Somewhat more intense form of fuck all.
SWEET FUCK ALL, adjective. (idiomatic) (vulgar) Somewhat more intense form of fuck all.
SWEET GALE, noun. An herbal shrub with a sweet resinous scent, Myrica gale, growing on moors and fens.
SWEET GUM, noun. Any of several Oriental and American trees, of the genus Liquidambar, having brilliant autumn coloration; their wood is used for furniture, woodpulp and plywood
SWEET GUM, noun. Liquidambar styraciflua, the sweet gum tree.
SWEET GUM TREE, noun. A tree, Liquidambar styraciflua, found in the southern US.
SWEET GUM TREES, noun. Plural of sweet gum tree
SWEET HEREAFTER, noun. (idiomatic) Heaven; paradise as enjoyed in the afterlife.
SWEET IRON, noun. Cold-rolled steel as a material used for a horse’s bit.
SWEET JESUS, noun. (idiomatic) Used to add emphasis, particularly by Catholics.
SWEET LEAF, noun. A tropical shrub (Sauropus androgynous) the leaves of which are eaten as a vegetable.
SWEET LEAF, noun. Same as sweetleaf.
SWEET LEMON, noun. Any of several plants that produce fruit resembling lemon or lime, but less acidic than lemon.
SWEET LEMON, noun. A plant of the species Citrus medica (syn. Citrus limetta) or its fruit.
SWEET MOTHER OF JESUS, interjection. Used to express surprise, disappointment or anger.
SWEET NOTHINGS, noun. (idiomatic) Insubstantial or romantic words that are only meant to flatter, woo, or seduce.
SWEET OIL, noun. (dated) olive oil when used as a salad dressing
SWEET OILS, noun. Plural of sweet oil
SWEET ON, adjective. (idiomatic) Enamored with; fond of.
SWEET ORANGE, noun. Citrus sinensis, a species of citrus fruit, commonly known as the orange.
SWEET ORANGES, noun. Plural of sweet orange
SWEET OSMANTHUS, noun. A shrub or tree of the species Osmanthus fragrans, native to east Asia and prized for its fragrant flowers
SWEET PEA, noun. A flowering plant, Lathyrus odoratus, grown for its bright colours and sweet fragrance.
SWEET PEA, noun. A colloquial term of endearment for something sweet or lovely; a child or a pet, for example.
SWEET PEAS, noun. Plural of sweet pea
SWEET PEPPER, noun. The fruit of a non-spicy cultivar of pepper, Capsicum annuum, marketed in green-, red-, yellow- and orange-skinned varieties.
SWEET PEPPERBUSH, noun. Clethra alnifolia, a deciduous flowering shrub of eastern North America.
SWEET PEPPERS, noun. Plural of sweet pepper
SWEET POTATO, noun. A tropical perennial American vine, Ipomoea batatas, having a fleshy tuber.
SWEET POTATO, noun. The tuber of this plant cooked as a vegetable.
SWEET POTATOES, noun. Plural of sweet potato
SWEET SAVAGE ROMANCE, noun. A style of romance novel featuring explicit sex and sexual aggression.
SWEET SAVAGE ROMANCES, noun. Plural of sweet savage romance
SWEET SCIENCE, noun. (euphemistic) boxing
SWEET SEVENTEEN, noun. (US) (colloquial) A girl's seventeenth birthday, or seventeenth-birthday party. It is often used to mitigate a failed sweet sixteen birthday.
SWEET SHOP, noun. Alternative form of sweetshop
SWEET SIXTEEN, noun. (US) (colloquial) A girl's sixteenth birthday, or sixteenth-birthday party and a related coming of age party
SWEET SIXTEEN, proper noun. (basketball) (US) (informal) The sixteen teams participating in the regional semifinals of the NCAA Division I tournament, one of whom will become the national champion.
SWEET SIXTEEN, proper noun. (basketball) (US) (informal) The round of the NCAA Division I basketball tournament where all but 16 teams have been eliminated.
SWEET SIXTEEN, proper noun. (basketball) (US) (informal) An appearance in the Sweet Sixteen.
SWEET SIXTEENS, noun. Plural of sweet sixteen
SWEET SPOT, noun. (sports) The optimal place on the bat, racquet, etc with which to hit.
SWEET SPOT, noun. Any place which is optimum for a certain action to take place.
SWEET SPOT, noun. (physics) (slang): The center of percussion.
SWEET SPOT, noun. (slang) (euphemistic) The clitoris, prostate gland or other center of sexual pleasure
SWEET SPOTS, noun. Plural of sweet spot
SWEET SWAN OF AVON, proper noun. William Shakespeare, a playwright and poet.
SWEET TALK, noun. Flattery used as persuasion
SWEET TALK, verb. Alternative form of sweet-talk
SWEET TOOTH, noun. (idiomatic) (only in singular) a liking for foods that are sweet; a weakness for sweets
SWEET TOOTH, noun. (idiomatic) (countable) Someone with a liking for sweet foods.
SWEET TOOTHS, noun. Plural of sweet tooth
SWEET WATER, noun. Alternative spelling of sweetwater
SWEET WILLIAM, noun. A flowering plant, Dianthus barbatus, in the family Caryophyllaceae, native to the mountains of southern Europe from the Pyrenees east to the Carpathians and the Balkans.
SWEET WILLIAM, proper noun. Alternative spelling of sweet william
SWEET WILLIAMS, noun. Plural of sweet william
SWEET WOODRUFF, noun. An aromatic perennial plant, used as a strewing herb, Galium odoratum (formerly Asperula odorata), with small white flowers.
SWEET WORMWOOD, noun. A fragrant Asian herb, Artemisia annua, the source of the antimalarial drug artemisinin
SWEET WORMWOODS, noun. Plural of sweet wormwood
SWEET YOUNG THING, noun. (idiomatic) An attractive young woman.
SWEET YOUNG THING, noun. (idiomatic) A sweet young woman.

Dictionary definition

SWEET, noun. English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912).
SWEET, noun. A dish served as the last course of a meal.
SWEET, noun. A food rich in sugar.
SWEET, noun. The taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth.
SWEET, noun. The property of tasting as if it contains sugar.
SWEET, 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".
SWEET, adjective. Having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar.
SWEET, adjective. Having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition".
SWEET, adjective. Pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello".
SWEET, adjective. Pleasing to the senses; "the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child".
SWEET, adjective. Pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge".
SWEET, adjective. Having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers".
SWEET, adjective. (used of wines) having a high residual sugar content; "sweet dessert wines".
SWEET, adjective. Not containing or composed of salt water; "fresh water".
SWEET, adjective. Not soured or preserved; "sweet milk".
SWEET, adjective. With sweetening added.

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