a small round candy made of sugar with various flavoring and coloring ingredients; a bonbon.
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How to use sugarplum in a sentence
He then puts on a pot of coffee and the rich smell of hazelnut rouses the rest of the family from their sugar plum dreams.Coca –Cola, M&M’s, & More Classic Holiday Commercials (VIDEO) | Brittany Jones-Cooper | December 22, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Spain is at war with North America, and now offers us this sugar-plum to draw us to her side to defend her against invasion.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Sometimes only a big sugar plum, but oftener something pretty and useful.The Story of the Big Front Door | Mary Finley Leonard
Punish if you must; but be kind too, and let the sugar-plum go with the rod.
They used to call a sugar-plum a plumb in Shakspeare's time.The Art of Entertaining | M. E. W. Sherwood
Then she replied, calling him sugar plum and tootsy wootsy and tiddley-winks.Edgar Saltus: The Man | Marie Saltus
British Dictionary definitions for sugarplum
a crystallized plum
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