[ shoo g-er-pluhm ]
/ ˈʃʊg ərˌplʌm /
a small sweetmeat made of sugar with various flavoring and coloring ingredients; a bonbon.
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Words nearby sugarplum
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Example sentences from the Web for sugarplum
A sugarplum may help one to forget a bee-sting, but a death-thrust is another matter.Mary Ware in Texas|Annie F. Johnston
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|Henry Labouchre
British Dictionary definitions for sugarplum
/ (ˈʃʊɡəˌplʌm) /
a crystallized plum
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