[ shoo g-er-kan-dee ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌkæn di /


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

Definition for sugar-candy (2 of 2)

sugar candy


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

Origin of sugar candy

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for sugar-candy

sugar candy


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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