[ shoo g-er-koh-ting ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌkoʊ tɪŋ /
Definition for sugarcoating (2 of 2)
[ shoo g-er-koht ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌkoʊt /
verb (used with object)
to cover with sugar: to sugarcoat a pill.
to make (something difficult or distasteful) appear more pleasant or acceptable: There was no way to sugarcoat the bad news.
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Examples from the Web for sugarcoating
Sugarcoating was something Vanzant never had the opportunity to experience.With ‘Fix My Life,’ Iyanla Vanzant Opens Next Chapter by Helping Others|Allison Samuels|September 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
We have too long persisted in the "sugarcoating" conception of interest.College Teaching|Paul Klapper