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See definition of short-and-sweet on Dictionary.com
  • as inpithy
  • as inpointed
  • as inmarrowy

synonyms for short-and-sweet

  • cogent
  • concise
  • laconic
  • succinct
  • terse
  • trenchant
  • compact
  • crisp
  • curt
  • down to brass tacks
  • effective
  • epigrammatic
  • expressive
  • honed
  • meaningful
  • meaty
  • pointed
  • short
  • significant
  • barbed
  • pertinent
  • incisive
  • trenchant
  • sarcastic
  • telling
  • sharp
  • insinuating
  • keen
  • cutting
  • accurate
  • acid
  • acute
  • meaty
  • on the nose
  • pregnant
  • tart
  • legit
  • boiled down
  • calling a spade a spade
  • in a nutshell
  • laid on the line
  • on the button
  • right to it
  • right-on
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antonyms for short-and-sweet

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  • impotent
  • lengthy
  • long-winded
  • weak
  • wordy
  • verbose
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    How to use short-and-sweet in a sentence

    She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    So after a few minutes I remarked to him, "Everything tastes very sweet out of this spoon!"
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    Sometimes the stems are quite bare; on other occasions they are partly branched; in any case the branches are short.
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    Many of their cannon balls that fell far short of us, were collected and returned to them with powerful effect.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    Grandmamma sits in her quaint arm-chair— Never was lady more sweet and fair!
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    He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
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    They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.
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    WORDS RELATED TO SHORT-AND-SWEET

    • aphoristic
    • cogent
    • compact
    • concise
    • crisp
    • curt
    • down to brass tacks
    • effective
    • epigrammatic
    • epigrammatical
    • expressive
    • honed
    • laconic
    • meaningful
    • meaty
    • pointed
    • short
    • short-and-sweet
    • significant
    • succinct
    • terse
    • to the point
    • trenchant
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