Synonyms of sweet in English:

sweet


See definition of sweet

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 mean 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, not sour, not rotten

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, pudding, sweet course, second course, last course

British informal afters, pud

3‘happy birthday my sweet!’

SYNONYMS

dear, darling, dearest, dear one, love, sweetheart, beloved, honey, pet, treasure, angel


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, daft about, into, bowled over by, swept off one's feet by

      North American

      twitterpated by

      ANTONYMS

      indifferent to