Definition for SWEET


  1. Something pleasing or grateful to the mind; as, the sweets of domestic life. A little bitter mingled in our cup, leaves no relish of the sweet. – Locke.
  2. A sweet substance; particularly, any vegetable juice which is added to wines to improve them. – Encyc.
  3. A perfume. – Prior. Dryden.
  4. A word of endearment.
  5. Cane juice, melasses, or other sweet vegetable substance. – Edwards, West Indies.

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