verb (used with object)
- sugarcane borer,
- sugaring off
Origin of sugarcoat
Examples from the Web for sugarcoat
Spain may have more worries if its political leaders continue to sugarcoat the issue.Mariano Rajoy Sugarcoats European Union’s $125 Billion Spain Bailout|Mike Elkin|June 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is a pill that the Tolstois, the "communities" and the "Knights" of Labor can not sugarcoat.The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays|Ambrose Bierce
also sugar-coat, 1870, originally of medicine; figuratively, "make more palatable," from 1910. Related: Sugarcoated; sugarcoating.