Definición de candy en inglés:

candy

Saltos de línea: candy
Pronunciación: /ˈkandi
 
/

sustantivo (plural candies)

1 (also sugar candy) [mass noun] North American Sweets; confectionery: [as modifier]: a candy bar [count noun]: pink and yellow candies
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • And the restaurant sells its own line of chocolate candies, brownies, and sumptuous dessert toppings from a retail counter up front.
  • I answer through a mouthful of chocolate candies.
  • Other studies of potato chips and chocolate candies show drastic increases in snacking when the subject is given a larger bag of food.
1.1chiefly British Sugar crystallized by repeated boiling and slow evaporation: making candy at home is not difficult—the key is cooking the syrup to the right temperature
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Although the history of pulled sugar and pulled candy goes back to the Middle Ages, rock with letters in it is probably a recent invention.
  • It's much like candy in that respect, it's shiny and tasty, but not really filling.

verbo (candies, candying, candied)

[with object] (often as adjective candied) Volver al principio  
Preserve (fruit) by coating and impregnating it with a sugar syrup: candied fruit
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Okay, it's not exactly sugar-free, since some of the dried fruits are candied with sugar.
  • Generally, these fruits are candied, but they may also be eaten fresh.
  • I'm not a big fan of fruitcake; candied fruit is not my thing.

Origen

mid 17th century (as a verb): the noun use is from late Middle English sugar-candy, from French sucre candi 'crystallized sugar', from Arabic sukkar 'sugar' + qandī 'candied', based on Sanskrit khaṇḍa 'fragment'.

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