sweet tooth


Definition of sweet tooth

: a craving or fondness for sweet food

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Like Van Meter, Heinen says that sticking with the diet the first two weeks was the hardest part and that her sweet tooth is still pretty strong now. Katie Parsons, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Ketogenic diet popular for weight loss," 13 June 2018 The latest collaboration to satisfy our sweet tooth is Sally Hansen x Jelly Belly, 11 new nail polish shades designed to represent your favorite jelly bean flavors. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Sally Hansen Partnered With Jelly Belly for the Sweetest Beauty Collab You Can't Actually Eat," 15 Mar. 2019 Every sweet tooth will be satisfied and all guests will be left with visions of sugar plums (and Christmas cookies and cakes) dancing in their heads. 1. Fox News, "11 creative Christmas desserts," 22 Dec. 2016 Walk around town and satisfy a sweet tooth with ice cream from SoCo Creamery or a bag of licorice from Robin’s Candy Shop. Kaitlyn Wylde, Vogue, "What’s So Great About Great Barrington? A Weekend Guide to the Quietly Cool Berkshire Town," 25 Oct. 2018 Chocolate lovers will soon have the chance to fulfill their sweet tooth in a whole new way by spending the night in a cottage made entirely of their favorite treat. Michelle Gant, Fox News, "Cottage in France made entirely of chocolate available to book for a limited time," 25 Sep. 2018 Satisfy your sweet tooth and indulge in these bite-sized chocolate treats from Meg Hall. Alexis Jones, Redbook, "The Best Halloween Food Ideas for Your Adult Gathering," 2 Aug. 2018 These no-bake energy ball bites from Skinny Ms are for all the sweet tooths out there. Blake Bakkila, Health.com, "13 Easy Meal Prep Recipes for Weight Loss From Pinterest," 18 Apr. 2018 There is no shortage of items including Nutella that will satisfy even the most stubborn sweet tooth. Shelbie Lynn Bostedt, RedEye Chicago, "The world's first official Nutella cafe is opening in Chicago," 19 May 2017

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First Known Use of sweet tooth

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sweet tooth

informal : a liking for sweet foods

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