Endearments, often whispered, between lovers. For example, They sat in a corner all evening, whispering sweet nothings. [c. 1900] Also see sweet talk.
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How to use sweet nothings in a sentence
The smell of grilled meat mixes with the exotic wafts of cinnamon tea served with a mush of sweet brown dessert.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She was even sweet to that smug ingrate Miss Bunting after she kept insulting everyone at dinner.‘Downton Abbey’ Review: A Fire, Some Sex, and Sad, Sad Edith|Kevin Fallon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So just looking forward to taking our sweet ass time with this next one.Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll|James Joiner|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Adults prepare food and drink dark sweet tea on the doorsteps of their homes as they watch their children playing.
The tasteless bread was transformed into a sweet cake that included ingredients, such as dried fruit and marzipan.One Cake to Rule Them All: How Stollen Stole Our Hearts|Molly Hannon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
So after a few minutes I remarked to him, "Everything tastes very sweet out of this spoon!"
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter