Definition of marshmallow in English:


Line breaks: marsh|mal¦low
Pronunciation: /mɑːʃˈmaləʊ


[mass noun]
  • A soft item of confectionery made from a mixture of sugar, albumen, and gelatin: [as modifier]: figurative a tough-as-nails reporter with a marshmallow centre [count noun]: an ice-cream cone with hundreds and thousands and marshmallows
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    • The marshmallow centre will sink and leave high, crisp sides.
    • A pavlova sounds a little tricky for the cook, but really it's just a meringue with a chewy or marshmallow centre and I haven't eaten one for a long time.
    • Invite each princess to build a castle of marshmallows, gumdrops, soft candies and toothpicks.

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