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gumdrop

Syllabification: gum·drop
Pronunciation: /ˈɡəmˌdräp
 
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Definition of gumdrop in English:

noun

A firm, jellylike, translucent candy made with gelatin or gum arabic.
Example sentences
  • She brought along a clown baggy full of candied goodies, such as lollipops, gumdrops, and jelly beans.
  • Invite each princess to build a castle of marshmallows, gumdrops, soft candies and toothpicks.
  • Eyes are gumdrops and jelly beans, antennae are licorice lace, and the tongue is a shaped gumdrop.

Words that rhyme with gumdrop

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