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sweet

adjective /swiːt/
tasting like sugar; not sour, salty or bitter
dulce
as sweet as honey Children eat too many sweet foods.
tasting fresh and pleasant young, sweet vegetables. (of smells) pleasant or fragrant
suave, dulce
the sweet smell of flowers.
(of sounds) agreeable or delightful to hear
dulce, melodioso
the sweet song of the nightingale.
attractive or charming
mono; encantador
What a sweet little baby! a sweet face/smile You look sweet in that dress.
kindly and agreeable
agradable, gentil; simpático
She’s a sweet girl The child has a sweet nature.
sweeten verb to make or become sweet or sweeter
endulzar
Did you sweeten (= put sugar in) my tea?
sweetener noun something that sweetens, eg a substance used for sweetening food
edulcorante
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
dulzura
sweetcorn noun (British ) the yellow seeds of maize that are cooked and eaten as a vegetable; corn (American)
Maiz
a tin of sweetcorn.
sweetheart noun a boyfriend or girlfriend
amor; novia; novio
his childhood sweetheart.
used as an endearment for any beloved person, eg a child
cariño, tesoro, corazón
Goodbye, sweetheart!
sweet potato noun ( plural sweet potatoes) (the edible tuber of) a tropical twining plant.
boniato, batata
sweet-smelling adjective
fragante, de olor agradable/dulce
sweet-smelling flowers.
sweet-tempered adjective kind and friendly
de carácter dulce, amable, agradable, dulce
a sweet-tempered old man.
(Definition of sweet from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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