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sweet
British English: /swiːt/
American English: /swit/

Translation of sweet in French:

noun

adjective

  • 2 (kind, agreeable)
    (person)
    gentil/-ille
    (nature)
    sympathique
    (face, smile, voice)
    doux/douce
    to be sweet to
    être gentil avec
    it was sweet of him/you to do
    c'était gentil de sa/ta part de faire
  • 6 [ironic] (for emphasis) to go one's own sweet way
    agir comme ça lui/leur etc plaît
    he'll do it in his own sweet time
    il le fera quand ça lui plaira
    all he cares about is his own sweet self
    tout ce qui le préoccupe c'est sa petite personne

adverb

  • to taste sweet
    avoir un goût sucré
    to smell sweet
    sentir bon

Idioms

sweet f. a. sweet Fanny Adams

[slang]
que dalle [slang]

to be sweet on somebody

[dated]
avoir le béguin pour quelqu'un [informal]

to keep somebody sweet

amadouer quelqu'un

to whisper sweet nothings into somebody's ear

susurrer des douceurs à l'oreille de quelqu'un

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