semisweet

adjective semi·sweet \ ˌse-mē-ˈswēt , ˌse-ˌmī- , -mi- \
|Updated on: 17 Jun 2018

Definition of semisweet

: slightly sweetened
  • semisweet chocolate

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1943

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  • : slightly sweet


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