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A small round piece of sugary candy.
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(Cookery) a crystallized plum
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(ˈʃʊg ərˌplʌm)

a sweetmeat or bonbon.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sugarplum - any of various small sugary candiessugarplum - any of various small sugary candies
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
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[ˈʃʊgəplʌm] Nconfite m
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References in classic literature ?
It was only how to put a core of truth within the ornaments, that every sugarplum, in fact, might have an almond or caraway seed in it -- though I hold that almonds are most wholesome without the sugar -- and not how the inhabitant, the indweller, might build truly within and without, and let the ornaments take care of themselves.
He brought, on one pretext or another, presents to everybody, and almost every day; and went, with the landlord's little girl, who was rather a favourite with Amelia, by the name of Major Sugarplums. It was this little child who commonly acted as mistress of the ceremonies to introduce him to Mrs.
On one branch there hung little nets cut out of colored paper, and each net was filled with sugarplums; and among the other boughs gilded apples and walnuts were suspended, looking as though they had grown there, and little blue and white tapers were placed among the leaves.
In that attitude--so dear to lovers!--Philippe would feed her with sugarplums. Then, having eaten those that he gave her, she would often search his pockets with gestures that had all the mechanical velocity of a monkey's motions.
Guest speaker will be Therese Fulgaar of Sugarplum Chocolate Shoppe.
Each bag included 400 grams of sugarplum, 200 grams of rice cookies, 240 grams of biscuits, two pieces of bubble gum and two packs of peppermint gum.
Choose among SugarPlum Lifestyle's porcelain coffee cups and cup sleeves to match.
Enjoy a traditional tea party experience at the annual Sugarplum Fairy's Tea Party.
During Kathryn Manger's very first Nutcracker season with Pennsylvania Ballet in 2015, an injury and a hunch prompted artistic director Angel Corella to cast her in the role of Sugarplum Fairy.
THE SWEETMAKERS AT CHRISTMAS Friday, BBC2, 9pm GUIDED by food historian Dr Annie Gray and social historian Emma Dabiri, four modern confectioners uncover the mystery of what a sugarplum is before decorating a series of exquisite "Twelfth Cakes".
NYT Syndicate If you're travelling over a festive period, don't forget to celebrate it with style, says Rebecca Gardner, an event designer in Savannah, Georgia, who is creating a holiday boutique, Sugarplum Pop-Up, in November and December at the St Regis New York."Holidays are a time to connect with those closest to you, and when you're on a trip, there can be a tendency to lose sight of the specialness of the occasion," she said.
A Kolkata native and student of nutrition science, she runs Sugarplum Cakery, her home baking enterprise.