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candy cane Syllabification: can·dy cane
Pronunciation: /ˈkandē kān/

Definition of candy cane in English:


North American
A cylindrical stick of striped, sweet candy with a curved end, resembling a walking stick.
Example sentences
  • A little boy with a candy cane sticking out of his mouth tugged on Chris's pant leg.
  • I want to sit right here, drink hot chocolate with a candy cane in it, and wrap presents.
  • No one knows for sure who put the red stripes on candy cane, or when.
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