sweeting

[ swee-ting ]
/ ˈswi tɪŋ /
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noun

a sweet variety of apple.
Archaic. sweetheart.

Nearby words

  1. sweetheart contract,
  2. sweetheart neckline,
  3. sweetie,
  4. sweetie pie,
  5. sweetiewife,
  6. sweetish,
  7. sweetishly,
  8. sweetleaf,
  9. sweetly,
  10. sweetman

Origin of sweeting

First recorded in 1250–1300, sweeting is from the Middle English word sweting. See sweet, -ing3

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British Dictionary definitions for sweeting

sweeting

/ (ˈswiːtɪŋ) /

noun

a variety of sweet apple
an archaic word for sweetheart
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