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Spanish translation of “sweet”


adjective /swiːt/
tasting like sugar; not sour, salty or bitter as sweet as honey Children eat too many sweet foods. tasting fresh and pleasant young, sweet vegetables. (of smells) pleasant or fragrant the sweet smell of flowers. (of sounds) agreeable or delightful to hear the sweet song of the nightingale. attractive or charming What a sweet little baby! a sweet face/smile You look sweet in that dress. kindly and agreeable She’s a sweet girl The child has a sweet nature. sweeten verb to make or become sweet or sweeter Did you sweeten (= put sugar in) my tea? sweetener noun something that sweetens, eg a substance used for sweetening food Saccharin is an artificial sweetener, often used instead of sugar. sweetly adverb in an attractive, charming, agreeable or kindly manner
con encanto/gracia; agradablemente, gentilmente
She sang/smiled very sweetly.
sweetness noun sweetheart noun a boyfriend or girlfriend. used as an endearment for any beloved person, eg a child Goodbye, sweetheart! sweet potato (the edible tuber of) a tropical twining plant. sweet-smelling adjective sweet-smelling flowers. sweet-tempered adjective kind and friendly a sweet-tempered old man.
(Definition of sweet from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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