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

Translation of sweet in German:


  • 1
    (to taste)
    sweet tea
    gesüßter Tee
    have a sweet tooth
    gern Süßes mögen
    with a sweet tooth like yours …
    da du so gern od. viel Süßes isst …
  • 2 (lovely)
    (Wesen, Gesicht, Mädchen, Kleid)
    sweet dreams!
    träum[e]/träumt süß!
    how sweet of you!
    wie nett od. lieb von dir!
    keep somebody sweet
    jemanden bei [guter] Laune halten
    he's sweet on her [dated]
    er hat eine Schwäche für sie
    at one's own sweet will, in one's own sweet way
    wie es einem [gerade] passt
    go one's own sweet way
  • 3 (fragrant)
    be sweet with something
    süß nach etwas duften
    the sweet smell of success
    die Süße des Erfolgs
    [formal] [humorous]


  • 1 (British English) (piece of confectionery)
    Bonbon, das od. der
    (with chocolate, fudge, etc.)
  • 2 (British English) (dessert)
    Dessert, das
    for sweet
    zum Nachtisch od. Dessert
  • 3in pl. (delights)
  • 4 (darling) See examples:[my] sweet (female)
    [mein] Liebster

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