sweet tooth


Definition of sweet tooth

: a craving or fondness for sweet food

Examples of sweet tooth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wethersfield — Nicole Palazzo started her business somewhat as a response to the pandemic, and has found a niche with people who try to stay healthy but see the value in sometimes indulging their sweet tooth. Steve Smith, Hartford Courant, 27 July 2022 Or protein shakes, a perfect dessert fix for my sweet tooth. Jesse Hicks, Men's Health, 26 July 2022 In theory, these sugar-free treats satisfied my sweet tooth without spiking my blood sugar. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, 2 June 2022 For an agrotourism experience sure to satisfy any sweet tooth, visit Chaney’s Dairy Barn, a working farm with the best ice cream in Kentucky. Chadd Scott, Forbes, 24 June 2022 For those with a sweet tooth, some of the delicacies available include tres leches, a cake composed of three types of milk, flan and brazo gitano, a swiss role filled with jelly, chocolate, or another type of sweet. Ana Rocío Álvarez Bríñez, The Courier-Journal, 22 June 2022 One bite of these brownie bites should satisfy any sweet tooth at your next picnic. Bethany Thayer, USA TODAY, 9 June 2022 Plus, the sheer amount of ice cream treats and patriotic cookies to ponder baking will have anyone with a sweet tooth bouncing with excitement. Elizabeth Berry, Woman's Day, 25 May 2022 To satisfy a late-night sweet tooth, finish with Katz’s cheesecake shake—a whole slice of cheesecake blended into a milkshake. Abigail Rosenthal, Chron, 4 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of sweet tooth

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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30 Jul 2022

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“Sweet tooth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweet%20tooth. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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