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sugarplum

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Pronunciation: /ˈʃʊɡəplʌm
 
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Definition of sugarplum in English:

noun

chiefly archaic
1A crystallized plum.
1.1A small round sweet of flavoured boiled sugar.
Example sentences
  • He first danced in it as a student in St. Petersburg, falling captive to its special, crystal magic, the warm cheer of its Christmas party giving way to a world as cold as a snowflake and as sweet as a sugarplum.
  • Beautifully packaged, it also makes a personal gift for the holidays: Five-spice cashew brittle, rich maple fudge, or crunchy peppermint bark will inspire visions of sugarplums for everyone on your list.
  • While we're not suggesting that doctors and administrators at the hospitals in question deserve a sack of sugarplums and a hefty Christmas bonus this year, we do think they deserve more than an impromptu crucifixion.

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