something that is attractive but inconsequential.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of candy floss
First recorded in 1950–55
Words nearby candy floss
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Example sentences from the Web for candy floss
Wire the motor to the battery, and the candy-floss machine is ready for use.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various
British Dictionary definitions for candy floss
/ (ˈkændɪˌflɒs) /
British a very light fluffy confection made from coloured spun sugar, usually held on a stickUS and Canadian name: cotton candy Austral name: fairyfloss
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