candied


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Related to candied: candied fruit, Candied yams

can·died

 (kăn′dēd)
adj.
Permeated, covered, encrusted, or cooked with sugar: candied sweet potatoes.

candied

(ˈkændɪd)
adj
1. (Cookery) impregnated or encrusted with or as if with sugar or syrup: candied peel.
2. (Cookery) (of sugar, honey, etc) crystallized

can•died

(ˈkæn did)

adj.
1. impregnated or incrusted with sugar: candied ginger.
2. cooked in sugar or syrup: candied yams.
3. honeyed; flattering: candied words.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.candied - encrusted with sugar or syrup; "candied grapefruit peel"
sugary - containing sugar; "he eats too much sugary food"
2.candied - (used especially of fruits) preserved by coating with or allowing to absorb sugar
preserved - prevented from decaying or spoiling and prepared for future use
Translations
مقنّد، مُغَطّى بالسُّكَّر
kandovanýobalený v cukru
kandiserede
sykraîur, sykurhúîaîur
kandizovaný
şekerlenmişşekerli

candied

[ˈkændɪd]
A. ADJazucarado
B. CPD candied fruit Nfruta f escarchada
candied peel Npiel f almibarada

candied

[ˈkændid] adjconfit(e)
candied apple (US)pomme f caraméliséecandied peel nécorce f d'orange (or de citron) confite

candied

adj (Cook) → kandiert, gezuckert; candied peel (of lemon)Zitronat nt; (of orange)Orangeat nt

candied

[ˈkændɪd] adjcandito/a
candied peel → scorzette fpl di frutta candita
candied apple (Am) → mela caramellata

candy

(ˈkӕndi) plural ˈcandies noun
1. sugar formed into a solid mass by boiling.
2. (American) a sweet or sweets; (a piece of) confectionery. That child eats too much candy; Have a candy!
ˈcandied adjective
covered with sugar. candied fruits.
candy floss (American cotton candy)
flavoured sugar spun into a fluffy ball on the end of a stick.
References in classic literature ?
It was not alone that the scales descending on the counter made a merry sound, or that the twine and roller parted company so briskly, or that the canisters were rattled up and down like juggling tricks, or even that the blended scents of tea and coffee were so grateful to the nose, or even that the raisins were so plentiful and rare, the almonds so extremely white, the sticks of cinnamon so long and straight, the other spices so delicious, the candied fruits so caked and spotted with molten sugar as to make the coldest lookers-on feel faint and subsequently bilious.
He was a young man of much mental activity, and, above all, gifted with a spirit of contrivance; but then, his faculties would not tell with great effect in any other medium than that of candied sugars, conserves, and pastry.
Macrons glaces, candied fruit, and a bag of oranges.