sweet tooth

noun

Definition of sweet tooth

: a craving or fondness for sweet food

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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 Blue Bell Creameries Blue Bell, where Texas's favorite ice cream comes to life, is a must-visit for anyone with a sweet tooth. Condé Nast Traveler, "3 Best Day Trips from Houston," 12 Oct. 2018 And if that's not enough to satisfy your sweet tooth, sister brands Hot Tamales and Mike and Ike also launched new Halloween flavors: Cinnamon Apple and Caramel Apple, respectively. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "Break Out the Trick-or-Treat Bags! Halloween Peeps Have Officially Hit Stores," 6 Sep. 2018 For those with a sweet tooth: The Black Onyx chocolate sugar's got your name on it. Melanie D.g. Kaplan, chicagotribune.com, "Boulder, Colorado, does things its own way," 12 July 2018 The girl grows into an adult with an insatiable sweet tooth, for whom junk food has never lost the shiny allure of the forbidden. Megan Burbank, The Seattle Times, "In praise of IHOP’s cupcake pancake, the pinnacle of junk food," 22 June 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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sweet tooth

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sweet tooth

: a liking for sweet foods

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