Definition of Turkish delight in English:

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Turkish delight


[mass noun]
A gelatinous sweet traditionally made of syrup and cornflour, dusted with icing sugar.
Example sentences
  • Home-made Turkish delight is a little softer than most of the bought varieties and just melts in your mouth.
  • Ali Baba has pizza on its takeout menu, but its heart and soul is pure Turkish delight; a taste of Trinidad in the heart of Bed Stuy.
  • She has taken 6,000 small cubes of Turkish delight in different colours, and pinched them with short sticks on a styrofoam board, that way creating a splendid mosaic.

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