Meaning of sweetmeat
Pronunciation: (swēt'mēt"), [key]
- a sweet delicacy, prepared with sugar, honey, or the like, as preserves, candy, or, formerly, cakes or pastry.
- Usually,any sweet delicacy of the confectionery or candy kind, as candied fruit, sugar-covered nuts, sugarplums, bonbons, or balls or sticks of candy.
- sweetmeat (Thesaurus)