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sweet

 (swēt)
adj. sweet·er, sweet·est
1. Having the taste of sugar or a substance containing or resembling sugar, as honey or saccharin.
2.
a. Containing or derived from sugar.
b. Retaining some natural sugar; not dry: a sweet wine.
3.
a. Pleasing to the senses; agreeable: the sweet song of the lark; a sweet face.
b. Pleasing to the mind or feelings; gratifying: sweet revenge.
4. Having a pleasing disposition; lovable: a sweet child.
5. Kind; gracious: It was sweet of him to help out.
6. Fragrant; perfumed: a sweet scent.
7. Not saline or salted: sweet water; sweet butter.
8. Not spoiled, sour, or decaying; fresh: sweet milk.
9. Free of acid or acidity: sweet soil.
10. Low in sulfur content: sweet fuel oil.
11. Music Of, relating to, or being a form of jazz characterized by adherence to a melodic line and to a time signature.
12. Slang
a. Remarkable; outstanding.
b. Used as an intensive: took his own sweet time to finish; earns a sweet million per year.
adv.
In a sweet manner; sweetly.
n.
1. Sweet taste or quality; sweetness.
2. Something sweet to the taste.
3. sweets
a. Foods, such as candy, pastries, puddings, or preserves, that are high in sugar content.
b. Informal Sweet potatoes: candied sweets.
4. Chiefly British
a. A sweet dish, such as pudding, served as dessert.
b. A sweetmeat or confection.
5. A dear or beloved person.
6. Something pleasing to the mind or feelings.
Idiom:
sweet on Informal
Enamored of; in love with.

[Middle English swete, from Old English swēte; see swād- in Indo-European roots.]

sweet′ly adv.
sweet′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.sweetly - in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly'); "Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly"; "how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare; "talking sweet to each other"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
poesy, poetry, verse - literature in metrical form
Translations
بِحَلاوَه، بِجاذِبِيَّه
líbezně
édesen
elskulega, blíîlega
ľúbezne
sladko
tatlı tatlı

sweetly

[ˈswiːtlɪ] ADV [sing] → dulcemente; [smile, answer, act] → con dulzura; (= kindly) → (muy) amablemente
she sweetly offered to bring some refreshmentsse ofreció (muy) amablemente a traer algo para comer y beber

sweetly

[ˈswiːtli] adv
[smile] → gentiment; [say] → gentiment
[sing, play] → mélodieusementsweet-natured [ˌswiːtˈneɪtʃərd] adjdoux(douce)

sweetly

adv
sing, playsüß; saysüßlich; smile also, answerlieb; the engine was running sweetlyder Motor ist prächtig gelaufen; he chipped the equalizer sweetly into the neter hat den Ausgleichstreffer wunderschön ins Netz gesetzt; rather sweetly, he offered to drive me thereer bot an, mich hinzufahren, was wirklich süß or lieb von ihm war
innocentniedlich; seductivesanft, auf sanfte Art
scented, fragrantsüßlich; to smell sweetly of somethingsüßlich nach etw duften; the sweetly acid smell of peat smokeder süßlich scharfe Geruch des Torfrauches

sweetly

[ˈswiːtlɪ] adv (gen) → dolcemente, con dolcezza
the engine is running sweetly → il motore non dà problemi

sweet

(swiːt) adjective
1. tasting like sugar; not sour, salty or bitter. as sweet as honey; Children eat too many sweet foods.
2. tasting fresh and pleasant. young, sweet vegetables.
3. (of smells) pleasant or fragrant. the sweet smell of flowers.
4. (of sounds) agreeable or delightful to hear. the sweet song of the nightingale.
5. attractive or charming. What a sweet little baby!; a sweet face/smile; You look sweet in that dress.
6. kindly and agreeable. She's a sweet girl; The child has a sweet nature.
noun
1. (American ˈcandy) a small piece of sweet food eg chocolate, toffee etc. a packet of sweets; Have a sweet.
2. (a dish or course of) sweet food near or at the end of a meal; (a) pudding or dessert. The waiter served the sweet.
3. dear; darling. Hallo, my sweet!
ˈsweeten verb
to make or become sweet or sweeter. Did you sweeten (= put sugar in) my tea?
ˈsweetener noun
something that sweetens, eg a substance used for sweetening food. Saccharin is an artificial sweetener, often used instead of sugar.
ˈsweetly adverb
in an attractive, charming, agreeable or kindly manner. She sang/smiled very sweetly.
ˈsweetness noun
ˈsweetheart noun
1. a boyfriend or girlfriend.
2. used as an endearment for any beloved person, eg a child. Goodbye, sweetheart!
sweet potato
(the edible tuber of) a tropical twining plant.
sweet-ˈsmelling adjective
sweet-smelling flowers.
sweet-ˈtempered adjective
kind and friendly.
References in classic literature ?
The village was all that we could have imagined of simply and sweetly romantic in the moonlight, and when the day came it did not rob it of its charm.
I'm afraid dear Janet's cooking has spoiled you for any other,' she said sweetly.
He was narrow-hipped, narrow-shouldered, and anaemic, while he seemed not so much oppressed by gloom as by a sweet and gentle sadness, the weight of which was as sweetly and gently borne.
They fill my soul with Beauty (which is Hope), And are far up in Heaven -- the stars I kneel to In the sad, silent watches of my night; While even in the meridian glare of day I see them still -- two sweetly scintillant Venuses, unextinguished by the sun!
So somewhere about the twentieth morning I got up early, had a good breakfast, and walked straight off to Hayfield, at the foot of the Kinder Scout--a pleasant, busy little town, reached through a lovely valley, and with two sweetly pretty women in it.
Lady Tresham rose and smiled sweetly at the man who was taking her in.
At the end of the week Delia, sweetly proud but languid, triumphantly tossed three five-dollar bills on the 8x10 (inches) centre table of the 8x10 (feet) flat parlour.
She smiled sweetly in her sleep, and stretched out her arms softly, as though to enfold the dear head of her lover.
Then all of a sudden he fell into a deep sleep, and forgetful of his dangerous position, he slumbered sweetly.
THE little rabbits smiled sweetly in their sleep under the shower of grass; they did not awake because the lettuces had been so soporific.
You're safe from being overfed: You're sweetly picturesque in rags: You never know the aching head That comes along with money-bags: And you have time to cultivate That best of qualities, Content-- For which you'll find your present state Remarkably convenient
I believe, too, that you do not hear how sweetly the little birds are singing; you walk gravely along as if you were going to school, while everything else out here in the wood is merry.