Synonyms of sweet in English:



  • 1 a packet of sweet biscuits
    sugary, sweetened, saccharine; sugared, honeyed, candied, glacé; syrupy, treacly, sickly, cloying
    [Antonyms] sour sharp, savoury
  • 2 the fresh sweet perfume of roses
  • 3 she sang the tune in her sweet silvery voice
    [Antonyms] harsh discordant
  • 4 life was still sweet, despite Father's mean ways
    pleasant, pleasing, agreeable, delightful, nice, satisfying, gratifying, welcome, good, acceptable, to one's liking, entertaining, charming, inviting, attractive, fine
    informal lovely, great
    [Antonyms] harsh disagreeable
  • 5 she breathed in the sweet March air
    pure, wholesome, fresh, uncontaminated, clean, clear, not sour, not rotten
    [Antonyms] harsh rotten
  • 6 she had such a sweet nature
    likeable, appealing, engaging, amiable, pleasant, agreeable, genial, friendly, nice, good-natured, kind, kindly, kind-hearted, thoughtful, considerate; charming, winning, enchanting, captivating, delightful, lovely, as nice as pie; Italian & Spanishsimpatico
    dated taking
    [Antonyms] nasty
  • 7 she looks quite sweet all tucked up
    cute, lovable, adorable, endearing, charming, attractive, dear
    informal adorbs
  • Phrases

    sweet on

    informal he had been sweet on a couple of local girls
    [Antonyms] indifferent to
    fond oftaken withattracted tocharmed bycaptivated byenchanted byin love withenamoured ofinfatuated withlove-struck bykeen ondevoted tosmitten withhead over heels in love with informalgone onmad aboutstruck ondaft aboutintobowled over byswept off one's feet byNorth American informaltwitterpated by


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  • 1 I got some sweets for the children
    piece of confectionery, chocolate, bonbon, fondant, toffee; North Americancandy
    informal sweetie
  • 2 you can whip up this delicious sweet in five minutes
    dessert, pudding, sweet course, second course, last course
    British informal afters, pud
  • 3 happy birthday my sweet!
    dear, darling, dearest, dear one, love, sweetheart, beloved, honey, pet, treasure, angel
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