HyperDic: candy

English > 2 senses of the word candy:
NOUNfoodcandy, confecta rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
VERBperceptioncandy, sugarcoat, glazecoat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
candy > pronunciation
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English > candy: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts.
NarrowerEaster eggAn egg-shaped candy used to celebrate Easter
Life SaverA candy shaped like a small lifesaver
Turkish DelightA jellied candy typically flavored with rose water
bonbonA candy that usually has a center of fondant or fruit or nuts coated in chocolate
brandyballA British candy flavored with brandy
brittle, toffee, toffycaramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
butterscotchA hard brittle candy made with butter and brown sugar
candy barA candy shaped as a bar
candy caneA hard candy in the shape of a rod (usually with stripes)
candy cornA small yellow and white candy shaped to resemble a kernel of corn
caramelFirm chewy candy made from caramelized sugar and butter and milk
carob barA bar of candy made with carob powder
cotton candy, spun sugar, candyflossA candy made by spinning sugar that has been boiled to a high temperature
drageesugar-coated nut or fruit piece
drageesilvery candy beads used for decorating cakes
fondantcandy made of a thick creamy sugar paste
fudgeSoft creamy candy
gumdropA jellied candy coated with sugar crystals
hard candycandy that is brittle
honey crispA crisp candy made with honey
horehoundA candy that is flavored with an extract of the horehound plant
jelly bean, jelly eggsugar-glazed jellied candy
kiss, candy kissAny of several bite-sized candies
licorice, liquoriceA black candy flavored with the dried root of the licorice plant
lollipop, sucker, all-day suckerhard candy on a stick
lozengeA small aromatic or medicated candy
marshmallowspongy confection made of gelatin and sugar and corn syrup and dusted with powdered sugar
marzipan, marchpanealmond paste and egg whites
mint, mint candyA candy that is flavored with a mint oil
nougatnuts or fruit pieces in a sugar paste
nougat barA bar of nougat candy often dipped in chocolate
nut barpaste of nuts and sugar on a pastry base cut into bars
pattyround flat candy
peanut barbar of peanuts in taffy
popcorn ballpopcorn combined with a thick sugar or molasses or caramel syrup and formed into balls
pralinecookie-sized candy made of brown ... / brown sugar and butter and pecans
rock candysugar in large hard clear crystals on a string
rock candy, rockHard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint)
sugar candymade by boiling pure sugar until it hardens
sugarplumAny of various small sugary candies
taffychewy candy of sugar or syrup boiled until thick and pulled until glossy
truffle, chocolate trufflecreamy chocolate candy
Broadersweet, confectionA food rich in sugar
Spanishcaramelo, dulce, golosina
Catalanbombons, caramel, dolços, llaminadura, llaminadures
English > candy: 2 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningcoat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymssugarcoat, glaze
Broadersweeten, dulcify, edulcorate, dulcoratemake sweeter in taste / taste

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