sweet tooth

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sweet tooth

n. Informal
A fondness or craving for sweets.

sweet tooth

n
(Cookery) a strong liking for sweet foods

sweet′ tooth`


n.
a liking or craving for sweets.
[1350–1400]
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
Translations

sweet tooth

n to have a sweet toothavere un debole per i dolci, essere goloso/a di dolci
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.