Sugary vs. Sweet

Sugary vs. Sweet — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Sugary and Sweet

Sugaryadjective

Characterized by or containing sugar

sugary foods.

Sweetadjective

Having the taste of sugar or a substance containing or resembling sugar, as honey or saccharin.

Sugaryadjective

Tasting or looking like sugar.

Sweetadjective

Containing or derived from sugar.

Sugaryadjective

Excessively or cloyingly sweet

sugary compliments.a sugary smile.

Sweetadjective

Retaining some natural sugar; not dry

a sweet wine.

Sugaryadjective

Of food, drink, etc, containing or covered with a large amount of sugar

Sweetadjective

Pleasing to the senses; agreeable

the sweet song of the lark.a sweet face.

Sugaryadjective

Of behavior, exaggeratedly sweet and pleasant, often to the point of aversion.

Sweetadjective

Pleasing to the mind or feelings; gratifying

sweet revenge.

Sugaryadjective

(dated) Fond of sweets.

Sweetadjective

Having a pleasing disposition; lovable

a sweet child.

Sugaryadjective

containing sugar;

he eats too much sugary food

Sweetadjective

Kind; gracious

It was sweet of him to help out.

Sweetadjective

Fragrant; perfumed

a sweet scent.

Sweetadjective

Not saline or salted

sweet water.sweet butter.

Sweetadjective

Not spoiled, sour, or decaying; fresh

sweet milk.

Sweetadjective

Free of acid or acidity

sweet soil.

Sweetadjective

Low in sulfur content

sweet fuel oil.

Sweetadjective

(Music) Of, relating to, or being a form of jazz characterized by adherence to a melodic line and to a time signature.

Sweetadjective

Remarkable; outstanding.

Sweetadjective

Used as an intensive

took his own sweet time to finish.earns a sweet million per year.

Sweetadverb

In a sweet manner; sweetly.

Sweetnoun

Sweet taste or quality; sweetness.

Sweetnoun

Something sweet to the taste.

Sweetnoun

Foods, such as candy, pastries, puddings, or preserves, that are high in sugar content.

Sweetnoun

(Informal) Sweet potatoes

candied sweets.

Sweetnoun

A sweet dish, such as pudding, served as dessert.

Sweetnoun

A sweetmeat or confection.

Sweetnoun

A dear or beloved person.

Sweetnoun

Something pleasing to the mind or feelings.

Sweetadjective

Having a pleasant taste, especially one relating to the basic taste sensation induced by sugar.

a sweet apple

Sweetadjective

Having a taste of sugar.

Sweetadjective

Containing a sweetening ingredient.

Sweetadjective

(wine) Retaining a portion of sugar.

Sweet wines are better dessert wines.

Sweetadjective

Not having a salty taste.

sweet butter

Sweetadjective

Having a pleasant smell.

a sweet scent

Sweetadjective

Not decaying, fermented, rancid, sour, spoiled, or stale.

sweet milk

Sweetadjective

Having a pleasant sound.

a sweet tune

Sweetadjective

Having a pleasing disposition.

a sweet child

Sweetadjective

Having a helpful disposition.

It was sweet of him to help out.

Sweetadjective

(mineralogy) Free from excessive unwanted substances like acid or sulphur.

sweet soilsweet crude oil

Sweetadjective

(informal) Very pleasing; agreeable.

The new Lexus was a sweet birthday gift.

Sweetadjective

}} Romantically fixated, enamored (followed by with), fond (followed by of).

The attraction was mutual and instant; they were sweet on one another from first sight.

Sweetadjective

(obsolete) Fresh; not salt or brackish.

sweet water

Sweetadjective

Pleasing to the eye; beautiful; mild and attractive; fair.

a sweet face; a sweet colour or complexion

Sweetadverb

In a sweet manner.

Sweetnoun

(uncountable) The basic taste sensation induced by sugar.

Sweetnoun

A confection made from sugar, or high in sugar content; a candy.

Sweetnoun

A food eaten for dessert.

Can we see the sweet menu, please?

Sweetnoun

sweetheart; darling.

Sweetnoun

(obsolete) That which is sweet or pleasant in odour; a perfume.

Sweetnoun

(obsolete) Sweetness, delight; something pleasant to the mind or senses.

Sweetnoun

English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)

Sweetnoun

a dish served as the last course of a meal

Sweetnoun

a food rich in sugar

Sweetnoun

the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth

Sweetnoun

the property of containing sugar

Sweetadjective

having a pleasant taste (as of sugar)

Sweetadjective

having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub;

an angelic smilea cherubic facelooking so seraphic when he slepta sweet disposition

Sweetadjective

pleasing to the ear;

the dulcet tones of the cello

Sweetadjective

one of the four basic taste sensations; very pleasant; like the taste of sugar or honey

Sweetadjective

pleasing to the senses;

the sweet song of the larkthe sweet face of a child

Sweetadjective

pleasing to the mind or feeling;

sweet revenge

Sweetadjective

having a natural fragrance;

odoriferous spicesthe odorous air of the orchardthe perfumed air of Junescented flowers

Sweetadjective

(used of wines) having a sweet taste

Sweetadjective

not soured or preserved;

sweet milk

Sweetadjective

with sweetening added

Sweetadjective

not having a salty taste;

sweet water

Sweetadverb

in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of `sweetly');

Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetlyhow sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this banktalking sweet to each other