Definition of dulce in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdəlsā/


A sweet food or drink, especially a candy or jam.
Example sentences
  • He walked over to the Cuauhtemoc subway station, climbed stairs past old men and women selling nuts and dulces, and took the train over to the Padre Mier stop.
  • Sweets are quite popular in Guatemala and there is a wide variety of desserts and sweet breads like pan dulce, a sweet corn bread.
  • After a breakfast of pan dulce (sweet bread), fried bananas, and fresh orange juice, the pickup truck was loaded with medical supplies and we left for another village.


Sweet or mild.
From Latin dulcis
Example sentences
  • Although her signature dulce voice was revered by all parang aficionados, she never won the prestigious title.

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Syllabification: dul·ce

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