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sweet  


      adj  
1    having or denoting a pleasant taste like that of sugar  
2    agreeable to the senses or the mind  
sweet music     
3    having pleasant manners; gentle  
a sweet child     
4    (of wine, etc.) having a relatively high sugar content; not dry  
5    (of foods) not decaying or rancid  
sweet milk     
6    not salty  
sweet water     
7    free from unpleasant odours  
sweet air     
8    containing no corrosive substances  
sweet soil     
9    (of petrol) containing no sulphur compounds  
10    sentimental or unrealistic  
11    individual; particular  
the electorate went its own sweet way     
12      (Jazz)   performed with a regular beat, with the emphasis on clearly outlined melody and little improvisation  
13      (Austral)  
slang   satisfactory or in order; all right  
14    Archaic   respected; dear (used in polite forms of address)  
sweet sir     
15    smooth and precise; perfectly executed  
a sweet shot     
16    sweet on   fond of or infatuated with  
17    keep (someone) sweet   to ingratiate oneself in order to ensure cooperation  
      adv  
18    Informal   in a sweet manner  
      n  
19    a sweet taste or smell; sweetness in general  
20    often pl     (Brit)   any of numerous kinds of confectionery consisting wholly or partly of sugar, esp. of sugar boiled and crystallized (boiled sweets)  
21      (Brit)   a pudding, fruit, or any sweet dish served as a dessert  
22    dear; sweetheart (used as a form of address)  
23    anything that is sweet  
24    often pl   a pleasurable experience, state, etc.  
the sweets of success     
25      (U.S.)      See       sweet potato  
     (Old English swete; related to Old Saxon swoti, Old High German suozi, Old Norse s<oe>tr, Latin suadus persuasive, suavis sweet, Greek hedus, Sanskrit svadu; see persuade, suave)  
  sweetish      adj  
  sweetly      adv  
  sweetness      n  


boiled sweet  
      n     (Brit)   a hard sticky sweet of boiled sugar with any of various flavourings  
honey-sweet  
      adj   sweet or endearing  
Sweet  
      n   Henry. 1845--1912, English philologist; a pioneer of modern phonetics. His books include A History of English Sounds (1874)  
sweet alyssum  
      n   a Mediterranean cruciferous plant, Lobularia maritima, having clusters of small fragrant white or violet flowers: widely grown in gardens  
   See also       alyssum  
sweet-and-sour  
      adj   (of food) cooked in a sauce made from sugar and vinegar and other ingredients  
sweet basil  
      n      See       basil       1  
sweet bay  
      n   a small tree, Magnolia virginiana, of SE North America, having large fragrant white flowers: family Magnoliaceae (magnolias),   (Sometimes shortened to)    bay  
sweet cherry  
      n  
1    either of two types of cherry tree that are cultivated for their red edible sweet fruit, the gean having tender-fleshed fruit, the bigarreau having firm-fleshed fruit  
2    the fruit of any of these trees  
   See also       heart cherry     (Also called)    dessert cherry  
  
Compare  
    sour cherry  
sweet chestnut  
      n      See       chestnut       1  
sweet cicely  
      n  
1      (Also called)    myrrh   an aromatic umbelliferous European plant, Myrrhis odorata, having compound leaves and clusters of small white flowers  
2    the leaves of this plant, formerly used in cookery for their flavour of aniseed  
3    any of various plants of the umbelliferous genus Osmorhiza, of Asia and America, having aromatic roots and clusters of small white flowers  
sweet cider  
      n  
1      (Brit)   cider having a high sugar content  
2      (U.S. and Canadian)   unfermented apple juice  
   Compare       hard cider  
sweet clover  
      n      another name for       melilot  
sweet corn  
      n  
1      (Also called)    sugar corn, green corn   a variety of maize, Zea mays saccharata, whose kernels are rich in sugar and eaten as a vegetable when young  
2    the unripe ears of maize, esp. the sweet kernels removed from the cob, cooked as a vegetable  
sweet fern  
      n   a North American shrub, Comptonia (or Myrica) asplenifolia, having scented fernlike leaves and heads of brownish flowers: family Myricaceae  
sweet flag  
      n   an aroid marsh plant, Acorus calamus, having swordlike leaves, small greenish flowers, and aromatic roots,   (Also called)    calamus  
     (C18: see flag2)  
sweet gale  
      n   a shrub, Myrica gale, of northern swamp regions, having yellow catkin-like flowers and aromatic leaves: family Myricaceae,   (Also called)    bog myrtle     (Often shortened to)    gale  
     (C17: see gale2)  
sweet gum  
      n  
1    a North American liquidambar tree, Liquidambar styraciflua, having prickly spherical fruit clusters and fragrant sap: the wood (called satin walnut) is used to make furniture  
   Compare       sour gum  
2    the sap of this tree,   (Also called)    red gum  
sweet marjoram  
      n      another name for       marjoram       1  
sweet marten  
      n   a name for the pine marten, referring to the fact that its scent glands produce a less offensive scent marker than that of the polecat (the foul marten or foumart)  
sweet oil  
      n      another name for       olive oil  
sweet pea  
      n   a climbing papilionaceous plant, Lathyrus odoratus, of S Europe, widely cultivated for its butterfly-shaped fragrant flowers of delicate pastel colours  
sweet pepper  
      n  
1    a pepper plant, Capsicum frutescens grossum, with large bell-shaped fruits that are eaten unripe (green pepper) or ripe (red pepper)  
2    the fruit of this plant  
sweet potato  
      n  
1    a convolvulaceous twining plant, Ipomoea batatas, of tropical America, cultivated in the tropics for its edible fleshy yellow root  
2    the root of this plant,   (Also called (N.Z.))    kumera  
sweet shop  
      n     (Chiefly Brit)   a shop solely or largely selling sweets, esp. boiled sweets  
sweet spot  
      n     (Sport)   the centre area of a racquet, golf club, etc., from which the cleanest shots are made  
sweet-talk   Informal  
      vb  
1    to coax, flatter, or cajole (someone)  
      n  
  sweet talk  
2    cajolery; coaxing  
sweet tooth  
      n   a strong liking for sweet foods  
sweet william  
      n   a widely cultivated Eurasian caryophyllaceous plant, Dianthus barbatus, with flat clusters of white, pink, red, or purple flowers  
sweet woodruff  
      n   a Eurasian and North African rubiaceous plant, Galium odoratum (or Asperula odorata), having whorls of leaves and clusters of fragrant white flowers  
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n.
Beautiful girl
n.
young woman who adopts a unconventional behavior and look
term largely used in the 20's to describe women who acted contrary to what was commonly expected by going out, drinking, smoking, dancing, wearing make-up etc.
n.
endearment phrase used for someone we find sweet
[Fam.] syn.: sweetie, pumpkin, cutie, cutesy pie
n.
spelling for "girl" used by Katie Perry
n.
a woman, generally in her twenties, who shows she is having a good time with her friends by shooting "WOO" ("HOO") usually in unison with other woo girls
[Fam.]
n.
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait

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