be sweet on

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of be sweet on

old-fashioned + informal
: to be in love with (someone)
  • He's been sweet on her since they were kids.

Word by Word Definitions

sweet play
  1. : pleasing to the taste

  2. : being or inducing the one of the four basic taste sensations that is typically induced by disaccharides and is mediated especially by receptors in taste buds at the front of the tongue — compare bitter, salt, sour

  3. : containing a sweetening ingredient : not dry

  1. : in a sweet manner

  1. : something that is sweet to the taste: such as

  2. : a food (such as a candy or preserve) having a high sugar content

  3. : dessert


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