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American English: /ˈʃʊɡər/
British English: /ˈʃʊɡə/

Translation of sugar in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable and countable how many sugars do you take?
    ¿cuánto azúcar quieres?
    ¿cuántos terrones ( or cuántas cucharaditas) de azúcar quieres?
    to put sugar in/on something
    echarle or ponerle azúcar a algo
    (before noun) (content/level)
    de azúcar
    sugar bowl or (British also) basin
    azucarera (feminine) (esp Latin America)
    sugar industry
    industria (feminine) azucarera
    sugar mill or refinery
    Example sentences
    • In a separate bowl, sift together sugar, flour, baking powder and baking soda.
    • So it is crucial to monitor your intake of glucose from starchy foods (bread, rice and potatoes), sugar and other sweet foods.
    • Part of the problem is that increasingly health-conscious consumers see Coke as a drink packed with sugar and chemical sweeteners and not much else.
    Example sentences
    • Complex sugars coat almost every cell in the body, as well as microbes that cause disease.
    • The extent to which sugars move across the plasma membranes of embryo-derived protoplasts during isolation, suspension, and drying is not known and merits further investigation.
    • Consume these sugars a half-hour before and immediately after your workouts.
  • 2 (US) [colloquial] (as form of address)
    cariño [colloquial]
    cielo [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Well yes, compared to the drab fifties and khaki they probably were, but today their colours seem to be seen through a sepia veneer, and, sugar, that doesn't do it for me.
    • ‘Look at me, sugar’, he said.
    Example sentences
    • Spoken and written substitutes for the word in American English include sugar, sheesh, shoot, and shucks, as in the constructions: Oh, sugar! Aww, shucks!
  • 3 [colloquial] [euphemistic] (as interjection)
    ¡miércoles! [colloquial] [euphemistic]
    ¡mecachis! [colloquial] [euphemistic]

transitive verb

  • (coffee/cereal/fruit)
    echarle or ponerle azúcar a
    sugared almonds
    peladillas (feminine plural)
    pill 1 1
    Example sentences
    • It has a delicious malty aroma with hints of heather and honey and rich, sweet, nutty undertones like sugared almonds or peanut brittle.
    • Visitors to the show will receive a lace bag of wedding favours, five sugared almonds which traditionally convey blessing, with a Bible text inside.
    • There was no wedding cake, no sugared almonds and we were allowed to wear black.
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