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
She has very strong opinions, and she doesn't try to sugarcoat them.
Origin of sugarcoat
back-formation from sugarcoated
First Known Use: 1858
Rhymes with sugarcoat
anecdote, antidote, assault boat, asymptote, billy goat, Capriote, cashmere goat, casting vote, Corfiote, creosote, dead man's float, entrecôte, ferryboat, flying boat, get one's goat, Huhehot, locomote, matelote, miss the boat, morning coat, motorboat, mountain goat, nanny goat, overcoat, paddleboat, papillote, passing note, pedal-note, petticoat, picketboat, polo coat, powerboat, quarter note, redingote, riverboat, rock the boat, rubythroat, Shabuoth, Sialkot, sixteenth note, sticky note, symbiote, table d'hôte, undercoat, yellowthroat
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Britannica English: Translation of "sugarcoat" for Arabic speakers
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