And of course, should Americans suddenly wake up and extract their sweet tooth, a vast international market awaits.
To Hitchcock, this is not a sweet wire from an old colleague but a condolence letter on the occasion of his own death.
With her sweet smile, rosy cheeks, and wavy white-blond hair, she found money was easy to come by.
Labs are known for their sweet temperaments, not their intelligence, and many of them are, to put it politely, not too bright.
For several years, TV has been the sweet spot for actresses.
How sweet and pastoral are these cool resting-places in the heart of the Vosges!
But in her sweet way she had given him her woman's aftermath of love.
There was an ineffable mingling of love and sorrow on the sweet countenance.
Hester lifted her, and held her to kiss the sweet white face.
This pudding may be served with a wine or sweet sauce (see Sauces).
We're going out to dinner? Sweet!
Old English swete "pleasing to the senses, mind or feelings," from Proto-Germanic *swotijaz (cf. Old Saxon swoti, Swedish söt, Danish sød, Middle Dutch soete, Dutch zoet, Old High German swuozi, German süß), from PIE root *swad- "sweet, pleasant" (Sanskrit svadus "sweet;" Greek hedys "sweet, pleasant, agreeable," hedone "pleasure;" Latin suavis "sweet," suadere "to advise," properly "to make something pleasant to").
To be sweet on someone is first recorded 1690s. Sweet-talk (v.) dates from 1935; earliest uses seem to refer to conversation between black and white in segregated U.S. Sweet sixteen first recorded 1767. Sweet dreams as a parting to one going to sleep is attested from 1898, short for sweet dreams to you, etc. Sweet and sour in cooking is from 1723 and not originally of oriental food.
: a bunch of mealy-mouthed wimps who'd break bread with Adolf fucking Hitler if it meant some kind of rating during sweeps week
Audience ratings and their announcement: She plans to stay through the May ratings ''sweeps'' (1980s+ Television)
[perhaps fr sweepstakes]