What is another word for sweets?

Pronunciation: [swˈiːts] (IPA)

The word "sweets" is a broad term that refers to any type of sugary food or dessert. However, there are many synonyms to this word. A few are candies, confectionery, treats, sweets, desserts, pastries, cakes, and sugary delights. Each of these words has its own connotation, and can help to more accurately describe the type of food being referred to. For example, "candies" specifically refers to small sweet treats that come in a variety of flavors and textures. "Pastries" includes sweet baked goods made with dough, such as croissants or danishes. These synonyms prove useful in making writing more descriptive and specific when writing about food.

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Usage examples for Sweets

Was real pleasure ever more cheaply purchased than at the moderate price demanded by the shop-keeper, who placed a little packet of sweets in each of the children's hands as we parted?
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
We should be delighted, and a handful of sweets went with the bargain.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
To violate the law of compensation is to eat the sweets first and then the substantials, and by this law the substantials do not taste good when they are eaten after the sweets.
"Dollars and Sense"
Col. Wm. C. Hunter

Famous quotes with Sweets

  • At the close of the day when the hamlet is still, and mortals the sweets of forgetfulness prove, when naught but the torrent is heard on the hill, and naught but the nightingale's song in the grove.
    James Beattie
  • Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life.
    Samuel Butler
  • French fries. I love them. Some people are chocolate and sweets people. I love French fries. That and caviar.
    Cameron Diaz
  • Just because you liked something as a youngster doesn't mean you have to like it as an adult. You can change your taste a little bit on the sweets and things like that.
    Mike Ditka
  • Ron was always my favorite character, because I feel like I relate to him, like we've both got red hair, we both like sweets, we've both got lots of brothers and sisters.
    Rupert Grint

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