sweet tooth

sweet tooth
a strong appetite for sweet food
Hypernyms: ↑appetite, ↑appetency, ↑appetence

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Etymology: Middle English swete toth, from swete sweet + toth tooth — more at sweet, tooth
: a craving or fondness for sweet food

can never get enough cake to satisfy his sweet tooth

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a liking or craving for candy and other sweets.
[1350-1400; ME]

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sweet tooth UK US noun [singular]
someone who has a sweet tooth likes to eat sweet food
Thesaurus: words for people according to eating or drinking habitshyponym general words meaningto eatsynonym
Derived Word: sweet-toothed

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sweet tooth,
a fondness for sweets.

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n. [usu. in sing.] (pl. sweet tooths) a great liking for sweet-tasting foods
sweet-toothed adj.

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noun [singular]
informal : a liking for sweet foods

He's always had a sweet tooth. [=he has always liked sweets]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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