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[swee-tish] /ˈswi tɪʃ/
somewhat sweet.
Origin of sweetish
1570-80; sweet + -ish1
Related forms
sweetishly, adverb
sweetishness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for sweetish
  • It is sweetish and gloppy and a first cousin of dog food.
  • It is prepared from glutinous rice and has a sweetish-alcoholic taste.
  • If you have a large number of bedbugs, there may be a sweetish odor, although this is not always easy to smell.
  • It has a sweetish smell and readily mixes with water.
  • Phosphate odors are more sweetish and interesting, and nitric acid is more edgy and biting.
  • Colorless to yellow, oily odorless liquid with a sweetish taste.
  • Glycine is a white, odorless, crystalline powder having a sweetish taste.
  • Its odor has been described as both sweetish and pungent, similar to chlorine or mustard gas.
  • The pulse becomes rapid, respirations are rapid, and the breath usually has a sweetish and offensive odor.

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