[ dra-zhey ]
/ dræˈʒeɪ /
a sugarcoated nut or candy.
a small, beadlike piece of candy, usually silver-colored and used for decorating cookies, cake, and the like.
a sugarcoated medication.
WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM
Think you know your presidents? Take this quiz and see if you can match the style, wit, and ideology of these memorable lines to the right POTUS.
Question 1 of 9
“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of dragée
1850–55; <French; Old French dragee, dragie<Medieval Latin drageia<Medieval Greek *dragéa, for Greek tragḗma sweetmeat, dried fruit
Words nearby dragée
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
British Dictionary definitions for dragée
/ (dræˈʒeɪ) /
a sweet made of a nut, fruit, etc, coated with a hard sugar icing
a tiny beadlike sweet used for decorating cakes, etc
a medicinal formulation coated with sugar to disguise the taste
Word Origin for dragée
C19: from French; see dredge ²
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Medical definitions for dragée
[ drä-zhā′ ]
A small, often medicated candy.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.