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1. candy

noun. ['ˈkændi'] a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts.

Synonyms

  • marzipan
  • candyfloss
  • mint candy
  • hard candy
  • patty
  • sugar candy
  • marchpane
  • liquorice
  • toffy
  • candy corn
  • horehound
  • nougat bar
  • praline
  • rock candy
  • truffle
  • fudge
  • peanut bar
  • rock
  • Turkish Delight
  • brittle
  • jelly bean
  • marshmallow
  • carob bar
  • licorice
  • sugarplum
  • nougat
  • popcorn ball
  • cotton candy
  • mint
  • Easter egg
  • chocolate truffle
  • honey crisp
  • bonbon
  • candy bar
  • Life Saver
  • all-day sucker
  • taffy
  • nut bar
  • sweet
  • gumdrop
  • candy cane
  • kiss
  • candy kiss
  • butterscotch
  • lozenge
  • confect
  • jelly egg
  • caramel
  • spun sugar
  • fondant
  • toffee
  • brandyball
  • dragee
  • lollipop
  • confection

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • bad person
  • unbreakable
  • tempered

Etymology

  • sucre candi (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • قندي (Arabic)

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Words that Rhyme with Candy

  • modus-operandi
  • vallegrande
  • alibrandi
  • brigandi
  • operandi
  • grandy
  • grandi
  • brandy
  • brandi
  • zandy
  • zandi
  • tandy
  • shandy
  • sandy
  • sandie
  • sandi
  • randy
  • randi
  • pandy
  • mandy
  • mandie
  • mandi
  • landy
  • landi
  • handy
  • gandy
  • gandee
  • dandy
  • candie
  • bandy

How do you pronounce candy?

Pronounce candy as ˈkændi.

US - How to pronounce candy in American English

UK - How to pronounce candy in British English

Example sentences of the word candy


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is the equivalent of around two and a half candy bars.

Quotes containing the word candy


1. I have never denied my background or my culture. I have taught my child to embrace her Mexican heritage, to love my first language, Spanish, to learn about Mexican history, music, folk art, food, and even the Mexican candy I grew up with.
- Salma Hayek

2. It wouldn't be my move,"Jace agreed. "First the candy and flowers, then the apology letters, then the ravenous demon hordes. In that order.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

3. I mean, really. Who sends their kid to boarding school? It's so Hogwarts. Only mine doesn't have cute boy wizards or magic candy or flying lessons.
- Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss

2. candy-like

adjective. resembling candy.

Antonyms

  • in the raw

3. candy-scented

adjective. smelling of candy.

Antonyms

  • malodorous

4. candy

verb. ['ˈkændi'] coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze.

Synonyms

  • sweeten
  • dulcorate
  • sugarcoat
  • dulcify
  • glaze

Antonyms

  • warmhearted
  • imperfect
  • sugarless
  • tasteless

Etymology

  • sucre candi (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • قندي (Arabic)
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