1. One of the four basic taste sensations; very pleasant; like the taste of sugar or honey.
2. Not having a salty taste; SYN. unsalty.
3. Having a pleasant taste (as of sugar).
4. Pleasing to the senses.
5. (Used of wines) Having a sweet taste.
ETYM AS. swętlice.
In an affectionate or loving manner; ('sweet' is a poetic or informal variant for 'sweetly' as in- Shakespeare).