noun A small shaped piece of confectionery made with sugar. (a bag of sweets) Sweet foods, collectively. Used as an affectionate form of address. The sweet part or element of something.
adjective Having the pleasant taste characteristic of sugar or honey; not salty, sour, or bitter. (a cup of hot sweet tea) Pleasing in general; delightful. (it was the sweet life he had always craved) (of a person or action) pleasant and kind or thoughtful. (a very sweet nurse came along) Used for emphasis in various phrases and exclamations. (What had happened? Sweet nothing)