sweet tooth


Definition of sweet tooth

: a craving or fondness for sweet food

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Recent Examples on the Web Becca Cakes Is your Apa a total sweetheart with a sweet tooth? Joanna O'leary, Chron, 14 June 2021 Spice-fans will like this flavor made with inflammation-taming turmeric, or the Chili Lime, while those with a sweet tooth won’t want to miss the Dark Chocolate, made with organic coconut sugar. Anna Haines, Forbes, 10 June 2021 For those with a sweet tooth, add tembleque (coconut milk custard) to your list. Jessica Van Dop Dejesus, Travel + Leisure, 27 May 2021 Well-known for his sweet tooth, Biden also stopped by Honey Hut Ice Cream for a chocolate chip and butter pecan cone on his way out of town. cleveland, 27 May 2021 This new vegan dip is the perfect way to indulge in your sweet tooth without going overboard. Katie Chang, Forbes, 23 May 2021 House Jam appeals unabashedly to the American sweet tooth. Washington Post, 7 May 2021 Our tester thought these cupcakes were absolutely incredible, so if your graduate has a sweet tooth, this one's a no-brainer. Lindsey Hunter Lopez, USA TODAY, 27 May 2021 When a sweet tooth hankering strikes, nothing delivers quite like The Cheesecake Factory's Fresh Strawberry Cheesecake. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, 15 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of sweet tooth

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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24 Jun 2021

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“Sweet tooth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweet%20tooth. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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informal : a liking for sweet foods

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