1. Sweet, Henry Sweet

usage: English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)

2. dessert, sweet, afters, course

usage: a dish served as the last course of a meal

3. sweet, confection, dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat

usage: a food rich in sugar

4. sweet, sweetness, sugariness, taste, taste sensation, gustatory sensation, taste perception, gustatory perception

usage: the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth

5. sweetness, sweet, taste property

usage: the property of tasting as if it contains sugar


1. sweet (vs. sour), cloying, saccharine, syrupy, treacly, sweetish, sugary, sweet, tasty

usage: having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar

2. angelic, angelical, cherubic, seraphic, sweet, lovable (vs. hateful), loveable

usage: having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic when he slept"; "a sweet disposition"

3. dulcet, honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant, sweet, melodious (vs. unmelodious), melodic, musical

usage: pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello"

4. sweet, pleasing (vs. displeasing)

usage: pleasing to the senses; "the sweet song of the lark"; "the sweet face of a child"

5. gratifying, sweet, pleasing (vs. displeasing)

usage: pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge"

6. odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, scented, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, fragrant (vs. malodorous)

usage: having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"

7. sweet (vs. dry), sugary, sweet

usage: (used of wines) having a high residual sugar content; "sweet dessert wines"

8. fresh (vs. salty), sweet

usage: not containing or composed of salt water; "fresh water"

9. fresh, sweet, unfermented, unsoured (vs. soured)

usage: not soured or preserved; "sweet milk"

10. sugared, sweetened, sweet, sweet-flavored, sugary (vs. sugarless)

usage: with sweetening added


1. sweetly, sweet

usage: 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"

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