sugar candy

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  1. a confection made by boiling pure sugar until it hardens.

  2. a person or thing that is pleasing.

Origin of sugar candy

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400

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Other definitions for sugar-candy (2 of 2)

[ shoog-er-kan-dee ]

  1. excessively sweet; saccharine: sugar-candy stories in family magazines.

  2. pertaining to or characteristic of someone or something that is pleasing. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for sugar candy

sugar candy

  1. 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

  2. mainly US confectionery; sweets

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