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Meaning of CANDY

Pronunciation:  'kandee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
  2. [v]  coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze

CANDY is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: glaze, sugarcoat
 See Also: all-day sucker, bonbon, brandyball, brittle, butterscotch, candy bar, candy cane, candy corn, candyfloss, caramel, carob bar, chocolate truffle, confection, confectionery, cotton candy, dragee, dulcify, dulcorate, Easter egg, edulcorate, fondant, fudge, gumdrop, hard candy, honey crisp, horehound, jelly bean, jelly egg, kiss, licorice, Life Saver, liquorice, lollipop, lozenge, marchpane, marshmallow, marzipan, mint, mint candy, nougat, nougat bar, nut bar, patty, peanut bar, popcorn ball, praline, rock, rock candy, Scotch kiss, spun sugar, sucker, sugar candy, sugarplum, sweet, sweeten, taffy, toffee, toffy, truffle, Turkish Delight



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Can"dy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Candied}; p. pr & vb. n.
    {Candying}.] [F. candir (cf. It. candire, Sp. az['u]car cande
    or candi), fr. Ar. & Pers. qand, fr. Skr. Kha[.n][.d]da
    piece, sugar in pieces or lumps, fr. kha[.n][.d], kha[.d] to
    1. To conserve or boil in sugar; as, to candy fruits; to
       candy ginger.
    2. To make sugar crystals of or in; to form into a mass
       resembling candy; as, to candy sirup.
    3. To incrust with sugar or with candy, or with that which
       resembles sugar or candy.
             Those frosts that winter brings Which candy every
             green.                                --Drayson.
  2. \Can"dy\, v. i.
    1. To have sugar crystals form in or on; as, fruits preserved
       in sugar candy after a time.
    2. To be formed into candy; to solidify in a candylike form
       or mass.
  3. \Can"dy\ n. [F. candi. See {Candy}, v. t.]
    A more or less solid article of confectionery made by boiling
    sugar or molasses to the desired consistency, and than
    crystallizing, molding, or working in the required shape. It
    is often flavored or colored, and sometimes contains fruit,
    nuts, etc.
  4. \Candy\, n. [Mahratta kha[.n][.d][=i], Tamil ka[.n][.d]i.]
    A weight, at Madras 500 pounds, at Bombay 560 pounds.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or eating candy in your dream, symbolizes the joys and special treats in life. It also represents indulgence, sensuality and/or forbidden pleasure.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: addictive drug, blancmange, cake, comfit, compote, concrete, condense, confection, confectionery, confiture, conserve, crystallize, dangerous drug, dope, drug, dulcify, edulcorate, frosting, gelatin, glaze, granulate, hard drug, hard stuff, honey, icing, jam, Jell-O, jelly, junk, marmalade, meringue, mousse, mull, preserve, saccharify, set, solidify, stuff, sugar, sugar off, sugarcoat, sweet, sweet stuff, sweeten, sweetmeat, sweets, take a set, thicken, tutti-frutti, whipped cream