What is another word for Liquorish?

Pronunciation: [lˈɪkəɹɪʃ] (IPA)

The word "liquorish" is an adjective used to describe things that are sweet, like liquorice, a candy made from the root of the liquorice plant. Synonyms for "liquorish" include sugary, saccharine, sweetened, candy-like, syrupy, honeyed, and cloying. These words describe something that has a high level of sweetness and may be overwhelming or excessively sweet. Other similar words to "liquorish" include toothsome, flavoursome, appetizing, delectable, delicious, scrumptious and mouth-watering. These words describe something that is enjoyable to eat or drink, but may not necessarily have an excessive level of sweetness.

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What are the hypernyms for Liquorish?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Liquorish

The lustful, Liquorish old-My dear sir, I'm so glad to see you!"
"Ernest Maltravers, Complete"
Edward Bulwer-Lytton
His cheeks were beginning to fall into chaps, his full lips had a Liquorish look about them, and bags were beginning to form under his light blue eyes.
"Tom Brown at Oxford"
Thomas Hughes
It is not permitted to ferment more than half a day, because it would not be so Liquorish.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson"
Thomas Jefferson

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