sweet tooth


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sweet tooth

n. Informal
A fondness or craving for sweets.
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sweet tooth

n
(Cookery) a strong liking for sweet foods
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sweet′ tooth`


n.
a liking or craving for sweets.
[1350–1400]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweet tooth - a strong appetite for sweet foodsweet tooth - a strong appetite for sweet food  
appetence, appetency, appetite - a feeling of craving something; "an appetite for life"; "the object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible"- Granville Hicks
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Translations

sweet tooth

n to have a sweet toothavere un debole per i dolci, essere goloso/a di dolci
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References in classic literature ?
And I still had a sweet tooth, and on privy occasions when there was no man to see, bought candy and blissfully devoured it.
She has a child's sweet tooth, but for her health's sake I try to keep its inspirations under cheek.
He carried home the pleasing illusion that a confectioner must be at once the happiest and the foremost of men, since the things he made were not only the most beautiful to behold, but the very best eating, and such as the Lord Mayor must always order largely for his private recreation; so that when his father declared he must be put to a trade, David chose his line without a moment's hesitation; and, with a rashness inspired by a sweet tooth, wedded himself irrevocably to confectionery.
It’s a sweet tooth, that fellow that you hold on upon yet, Mistress Prettybones.
Nothing quite satisfies the sweet tooth like the taste ofshekerbura.
Malaysians have a sweet tooth and it shows most clearly during festivals in the food we make and eat, often in large quantities.
'I have a sweet tooth, and I like it a lot,' said the NBA champion
And no one will thank the powersthat-be for using a civic sledgehammer to crack a sweet tooth. TONY MCINTYRE ECHO WRITER
SWEET Tooth Delivery in High Street West in Sunderland will be among around 50 restaurants taking part in the inaugural Eat Drink Restaurant Week, which will be held from Saturday to October 2, showcasing the range of food on offer in the city.
The star, who runs MacNean House and Restaurant in Cavan, revealed he has a very sweet tooth.
Sweet Tooth Delivery will open its fifth outlet in Sea Road, Seaburn at the end of October, as demand for its sweet treats grows.
"These robust dressings were crafted to satisfy consumers' heat tooth and sweet tooth and are great on salads, as a chicken marinade or to spread on a wrap," says Camille Balfanz, brand manager for the Sandpoint, Idaho-based company.