sweet tooth


Definition of sweet tooth

: a craving or fondness for sweet food

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Another violation involving men’s basketball was the only to involve the sweet tooth. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al.com, "Alabama reported 16 minor NCAA violations last year," 5 July 2019 These are my go-to favorites for when the sweet tooth strikes: Prepackaged ice creams: A Mini Klondike, Blue Bunny Mini Cone, or single-serving Häagen-Dazs cup are better options than bringing the whole tub into your home. Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "Is Sugar Bad for You? Here's What You Need to Know," 26 Mar. 2019 Mini doughnuts and an ice cream bar will satisfy the sweet tooth. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 16. San Diego Union-Tribune, "The Dish: Sunday is Father’s Day. Have you made your dinner reservations yet?," 11 June 2019 More recently, her sweet tooth has been raving about vegan chocolates from Endorfin Foods. Josh Aronson, Teen Vogue, "Beetlejuice: The Musical," 30 May 2019 These two-biters are just fudgy and chocolaty enough to satisfy a sweet tooth craving. Molly Baz, Bon Appetit, "Salted Chocolate–Tahini Bliss Balls," 19 Mar. 2018 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

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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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