Simple Definition of sugarcoat
: to talk about or describe (something) in a way that makes it seem more pleasant or acceptable than it is
Full Definition of sugarcoat
1 : to coat with sugar
2 : to make superficially attractive or palatable
Examples of sugarcoat in a sentence
She has very strong opinions, and she doesn't try to sugarcoat them.
Origin and Etymology of sugarcoat
back-formation from sugarcoated
First Known Use: 1858
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