Origin of sugarcoating
- 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.
Origin of sugarcoat
Examples from the Web for sugarcoating
Contemporary Examples of sugarcoating
Sugarcoating was something Vanzant never had the opportunity to experience.With ‘Fix My Life,’ Iyanla Vanzant Opens Next Chapter by Helping Others
September 15, 2012
Historical Examples of sugarcoating
We have too long persisted in the "sugarcoating" conception of interest.College Teaching
also sugar-coat, 1870, originally of medicine; figuratively, "make more palatable," from 1910. Related: Sugarcoated; sugarcoating.