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sweet tooth

noun
1.
a liking or craving for candy and other sweets.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for sweet teeth

sweet tooth

noun
1.
a strong liking for sweet foods
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Word Origin and History for sweet teeth

sweet tooth

n.

"fondness for sugary stuff," late 14c., from sweet (adj.) + tooth in the sense of "taste, liking" (see toothsome).

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Idioms and Phrases with sweet teeth

sweet tooth

A love for sugary foods, as in You can always please Nell with cake or ice cream; she has a big sweet tooth. This expression dates from the late 1300s, although it then referred not only to sweets but other delicacies as well.
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