Synonyms of sweet in English:

sweet


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See Spanish definition of dulce

adjective

1‘a packet of sweet biscuits’

SYNONYMS
sugary, sweetened, saccharine
sugared, honeyed, candied, glacé
syrupy, treacly, sickly, cloying
ANTONYMS

sour, sharp, savoury

2‘the fresh sweet perfume of roses’

SYNONYMS
fragrant, aromatic, sweet-smelling, perfumed, balmy, scented
literary ambrosial, redolent

3‘she sang the tune in her sweet silvery voice’

SYNONYMS
musical, tuneful, dulcet, melodious, lyrical, mellifluous, soft, harmonious, euphonious, silvery, honeyed, liquid, mellow, rich, smooth, sweet-sounding, sweet-toned, silver-toned, bell-like, golden
ANTONYMS

harsh, discordant

4‘life was still sweet, despite Father's stingy ways’

SYNONYMS
pleasant, pleasing, agreeable, delightful, nice, satisfying, gratifying, welcome, good, acceptable, to one's liking, entertaining, charming, inviting, attractive, fine
informal lovely, great
ANTONYMS

harsh, disagreeable

5‘she breathed in the sweet March air’

SYNONYMS
pure, wholesome, fresh, uncontaminated, clean, clear
ANTONYMS

harsh, rotten

6‘she had such a sweet nature’

SYNONYMS
likeable, appealing, engaging, amiable, pleasant, agreeable, genial, friendly, nice, good-natured, kind, kindly, kind-hearted, thoughtful, considerate
charming, winning, enchanting, captivating, delightful, lovely, as nice as pie
simpatico
dated taking
ANTONYMS

nasty

7‘she looks quite sweet all tucked up’

SYNONYMS
cute, lovable, adorable, endearing, charming, attractive, dear
informal adorbs

8‘my sweet little sister’

SYNONYMS
dear, dearest, darling, beloved, loved, cherished, precious, treasured, prized, worshipped, idolized

noun

1‘I got some sweets for the children’

SYNONYMS
piece of confectionery, chocolate, bonbon, fondant, toffee
North American candy
informal sweetie
archaic sweetmeat, confection

2‘you can whip up this delicious sweet in five minutes’

SYNONYMS
dessert, sweet course, second course, last course
British pudding
British informal afters, pud

3‘happy birthday my sweet!’

SYNONYMS
dear, darling, dearest, dear one, love, sweetheart, beloved
informal honey, angel, pet, sweetie, sugar, honey pie, sweetie pie, cutie pie, babe, baby, bae, doll, poppet, treasure
querida

Phrases

    sweet on

    ‘he had been sweet on a couple of local girls’


    SYNONYMS
    fond of, taken with, attracted to, charmed by, captivated by, enchanted by, in love with, enamoured of, infatuated with, love-struck by, keen on, devoted to, smitten with, head over heels in love with
    gone on, mad about, struck on, into, bowled over by, swept off one's feet by
    British daft about
    North American twitterpated by
    ANTONYMS

    indifferent to