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Spanish translation of “sweet”

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
fresco
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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