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sweet man

Slang definitions & phrases for sweet man

sweet man

noun phrase

A male lover (1920s+ Black)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • I am not a sweet man when thwarted, yet I can admire wit and respect courage.

    The Shame of Motley Raphael Sabatini
  • We might adapt Kingsley: 'Be good, sweet man, and let who will be clever.'

    The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells
  • Uncle Hancock (a sweet man, my dears, though some call him mean now-a-days) was dead, and aunt had married Captain Scott.

    An Old-fashioned Girl Louisa May Alcott
  • "Oh now let us in, that's a sweet man," sed several femails, puttin thare arms round me in luvin style.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
  • You are a sweet man, she exclaimed, Im dreadfully hungry—and thirsty.

  • Imagine an Archbishop scornfully speaking (p. 548) of Bishop Laud as "what a sweet man he was likely to be!"

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