sugar candy


sugar candy
1. a confection made by boiling pure sugar until it hardens.
2. a person or thing that is pleasing.
[1350-1400; ME]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Sugar candy — Sugar Sug ar, n. [OE. sugre, F. sucre (cf. It. zucchero, Sp. az[ u]car), fr. Ar. sukkar, assukkar, fr. Skr. [,c]arkar[=a] sugar, gravel; cf. Per. shakar. Cf. {Saccharine}, {Sucrose}.] 1. A sweet white (or brownish yellow) crystalline substance,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sugar-candy — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: sugar candy : deliciously and usually cloyingly sweet sugar candy novels Irish Statesman …   Useful english dictionary

  • sugar-candy — /shoog euhr kan dee/, adj. 1. excessively sweet; saccharine: sugar candy stories in family magazines. 2. pertaining to or characteristic of someone or something that is pleasing. * * * …   Universalium

  • sugar candy — /ʃʊgə ˈkændi/ (say shooguh kandee) noun a confection made by suspending strings in a strong sugar solution, which is left standing in a cool place until the candy is deposited on the string …   Australian English dictionary

  • sugar candy — noun made by boiling pure sugar until it hardens • Hypernyms: ↑candy, ↑confect …   Useful english dictionary

  • sugar candy — noun a) candy, confectionery b) crystals of sucrose …   Wiktionary

  • sugar candy — noun fuller term for candy …   English new terms dictionary

  • sugar candy — sug′ar can′dy n. a confection made by boiling pure sugar until it hardens • Etymology: 1425–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • sugar candy — Cockney Rhyming Slang Handy …   English dialects glossary

  • sugar candy — type of sweet in a crystalline form …   English contemporary dictionary


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