Associations to the word «Candy»


CANDY, noun. (uncountable) (chiefly US) Edible, sweet-tasting confectionery containing sugar, or sometimes artificial sweeteners, and often flavored with fruit, chocolate, nuts, herbs and spices, or artificial flavors.
CANDY, noun. (countable) (chiefly US) A piece of confectionery of this kind.
CANDY, verb. (cooking) To cook in, or coat with, sugar syrup.
CANDY, verb. (intransitive) To have sugar crystals form in or on.
CANDY, verb. (intransitive) To be formed into candy; to solidify in a candylike form or mass.
CANDY, noun. (obsolete) a unit of mass used in southern India, equal to twenty maunds, roughly equal to 500   pounds avoirdupois but varying locally.
CANDY, proper noun. A pet form of the female given name Candace or Candice.
CANDY APPLE, noun. (US) apple covered in a hard sugar candy coating.
CANDY APPLES, noun. Plural of candy apple
CANDY BAR, noun. A kind of candy in the shape of a bar, often made of chocolate.
CANDY BARS, noun. Plural of candy bar
CANDY CANE, noun. (US) (Canada) An edible candy in the shape of a cane or staff, generally consumed during Christmas time and usually having a peppermint flavor.
CANDY CANES, noun. Plural of candy cane
CANDY CORN, noun. (US) (Canada) A confection of sugar and corn syrup supposed to resemble a kernel of maize.
CANDY CORNS, noun. Plural of candy corn
CANDY FLIPPING, noun. (slang) The experience of combining the drugs LSD and MDMA.
CANDY FLOSS, noun. ​ (UK) (NZ) Heated sugar spun into thin threads and collected into a mass, usually on a stick.
CANDY GRAM, noun. Alternative spelling of candygram
CANDY MAN, noun. (chiefly US) (euphemistic) (slang) A drug dealer.
CANDY MAN, noun. (dated) A person who sells sweets, especially a sidewalk or street vendor.
CANDY MEN, noun. Plural of candy man
CANDY STORE, noun. (US) A store that sells principally candy.
CANDY STRIPER, noun. (US) A volunteer worker in a hospital or hospice.
CANDY STRIPER, noun. (US) One who cheers others up with their youthful exuberance.
CANDY STRIPERS, noun. Plural of candy striper
CANDY THERMOMETER, noun. A thermometer designed for use specifically to ascertain the temperature of a cooking mixture of sugar and water.

Dictionary definition

CANDY, noun. A rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts.
CANDY, verb. Coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca