Definition of brain candy in English:

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brain candy

noun

informal
Popular entertainment that is not intellectually stimulating: the show was a nice mix of substance and brain candy
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  • This star-driven, lightweight, brain candy section of Hollywood's feelgood sub-section, aiming its sugar-tipped arrows at undemanding eye grazers, will make no apology for script loss.
  • As more and more people come to discover the intimate beauty of his album, he joins a heady new wave of singer-songwriters who are trying to wrest attention away from the trivial brain candy of mainstream pop music towards a more truer, sincere form of the art.
  • It sometimes succeeds more on its technical merits than the fabulousness of its content, but it still offers some seriously bold ear and brain candy all the way through.

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Syllabification: brain can·dy

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