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noun
a confection made by boiling pure sugar until it hardens.
a person or thing that is pleasing.
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Origin of sugar candy

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400

Other definitions for sugar candy (2 of 2)

sugar-candy
[ shoog-er-kan-dee ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌkæn di /

adjective
excessively sweet; saccharine: sugar-candy stories in family magazines.
pertaining to or characteristic of someone or something that is pleasing.
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British Dictionary definitions for sugar candy

sugar candy

noun
Also called: rock candy large crystals of sugar formed by suspending strings in a strong sugar solution that hardens on the strings, used chiefly for sweetening coffee
mainly US confectionery; sweets
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