Meaning of short and sweet in English:

short and sweet

phrase

  • Brief but pleasant or relevant.

    ‘his comments were short and sweet’
    • ‘‘Well that was short and sweet,’ Deed commented on Merkaydi's answer.’
    • ‘Martin Scorsese is a true film buff and knows to keep his comments short and sweet when dealing with The Golden Coach.’
    • ‘‘No point in boring the crowd, keep it short and sweet,’ says Tim.’
    • ‘Oh, and it's short and sweet and will fit nicely on signs.’
    • ‘I am going to keep this short and sweet, but here goes.’
    • ‘Make it short and sweet, meaning no ten page essays.’
    • ‘Alas, Rowe beat me to it, so I'll keep this short and sweet.’
    • ‘Thanks to mother nature it shall be short and sweet.’
    • ‘It's short and sweet so see what you think anyway.’
    • ‘I won't go further than that, and I'll keep it short and sweet.’
    concise, brief, succinct, to the point, compact, terse, curt, summary, economical, crisp, short and sweet, pithy, epigrammatic, laconic, pointed, thumbnail, abridged, abbreviated, condensed, synoptic, compendious, summarized, contracted, curtailed, truncated