candy floss


noun British.

something that is attractive but inconsequential.

Nearby words

  1. candy,
  2. candy apple,
  3. candy ass,
  4. candy cane,
  5. candy corn,
  6. candy pull,
  7. candy store,
  8. candy stripe,
  9. candy striper,
  10. candy-ass

Origin of candy floss

First recorded in 1950–55

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British Dictionary definitions for candyfloss

candyfloss

noun

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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