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sugar-coated

adj
(Cookery) (of food) covered with a sweet substance made of sugar
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Adj.1.sugar-coated - encrusted with sugar or syrup; "candied grapefruit peel"
sugary - containing sugar; "he eats too much sugary food"
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Translations

sugar-coated

[ˈʃʊgəˈkəʊtɪd] ADJazucarado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sugar-coated

[ˈʃugəˌkəʊtɪd] adjricoperto/a di zucchero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

sugar

(ˈʃugə) noun
the sweet substance that is obtained from sugar-cane, or from the juice of certain other plants, and used in cooking and for sweetening tea, coffee etc. Do you take sugar in your coffee?
verb
to sweeten, cover or sprinkle with sugar.
ˈsugary adjective
1. tasting of sugar, or containing a lot of sugar. sugary foods.
2. too sweet or sentimental. a sugary story.
ˈsugariness noun
ˈsugar-cane noun
a type of tall grass from whose juice sugar is obtained.
ˌsugar-ˈcoated adjective
covered with icing. sugar-coated biscuits.
ˈsugar-free adjective
not containing sugar.
sugar lump
a small cube of sugar used for sweetening tea etc.
sugar tongs
an instrument for lifting sugar lumps. a pair of sugar tongs.
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