[ swee-tish ]

  1. somewhat sweet.

Origin of sweetish

First recorded in 1570–80; sweet + -ish1

Other words from sweetish

  • sweet·ish·ly, adverb
  • sweet·ish·ness, noun

Words Nearby sweetish

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How to use sweetish in a sentence

  • Fernand spoke English glibly, with hardly more accent than a sweetish thickness.

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  • Such potatoes, which are characterized by a peculiar sweetish taste, should be used as soon as possible after being thawed.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2 | Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences