candied candied  /ˈkæn did/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) encrusted with sugar or syrup
  2. (adj) (used especially of fruits) preserved by coating with or allowing to absorb sugar
  3. (n) a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
  4. (v) coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze

Usage(s):

  1. His brand of entertainment broadcasting--a sort of grab bag of candied popcorn populist outrage--has scored a hit.
  2. It has put up automats in each station and has filled them with disgusting candied gum.
  3. Instead, a dish of melon seeds or candied kumquats appears on the table so silently that you'll barely notice.

News

  • Sweet talker maps trade routes, trends

    She's an anthropologist with a sweet tooth. But that candied shiitake mushroom, Norwegian sour cream pudding and bubble tea are more than treats for anthropologist Julia Harrison.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

Quotes

  • "My favourite sweet in the factory was a tree of candied apples, which I later found out was made of marzipan," said Winter.
    on Jul 17, 2005 By: Julia Winter Source: BBC News

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