- a small sweetmeat made of sugar with various flavoring and coloring ingredients; a bonbon.
Origin of sugarplum
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She had taught it him verse by verse with the patience of an angel, and she had encouraged him to learn it with many a sugarplum.Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris
A sugarplum may help one to forget a bee-sting, but a death-thrust is another matter.Mary Ware in Texas
Annie F. Johnston
- a crystallized plum