confection confection  /kən ˈfɛk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a food rich in sugar
  2. (n) the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components
  3. (v) make into a confection

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If the summer bar scene in Manhattan seems too much of the same old, same old, an antidote might be this diverting musical confection by Jim Wann and Patricia Miller.
  2. The tiny town of Manarola is a sight to behold: a confection of pastel houses that climb up the side of black cliff, next to the region's most productive vineyards.
  3. I didnt even face the iPhone again until it rang, or chimed or produced some audio confection that seemed cloyingly churchy.

News

  1. Theater review: 'Legally Blonde'

    'Legally Blonde,' the musical theater equivalent of pink cotton candy sold on the carnival midway, may just be the perfect summer song-and-dance confection.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Springfield News-Leader

  2. Much Ado About Nothing Doesn't Dazzle

    While it's doubtful Much Ado will be the standout production of the ISF season, it is a good primer for the next time you decide to have a verbal battle of the wits. by Deanna Darr Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies, combining accessible language, romantic entanglements, high- and lowbrow humor and a little drama into a sweet Shakespearean confection. And while ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boise Weekly

Quotes

  1. "I'm debating between spring wheat, durum wheat, canola, malting barley, confection sunflowers, oil sunflowers, soybeans, flax and corn," Mr. Miller said.
    on Mar 8, 2008 By: Dennis Miller Source: New York Times

  2. "I have been very impressed with Scott as a leader, his knowledge of The Topps Company, and his enthusiasm for the future of the sports, entertainment and confection business in which Topps participates," said Eisner, whose Tornante Company and...
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Michael Eisner Source: Earthtimes

  3. "She is a complete elite confection," Noonan wrote. "She might as well have been a bonbon."
    on Jul 11, 2009 By: Peggy Noonan Source: Times Online

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