candied

adjective
can·​died | \ ˈkan-dēd How to pronounce candied (audio) \

Definition of candied

1 : encrusted or coated with sugar candied fruits
2 : baked with sugar or syrup until translucent candied yams

Examples of candied in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The style of his inexpensive wines, a sort of candied fruitiness, was also assailed. Eric Asimov, New York Times, "Georges Duboeuf, Creator of the Beaujolais Nouveau Craze, Dies at 86," 10 Jan. 2020 Another option: Sip a cup of ginger tea or chew on a piece of candied ginger, says Kristine Arthur, M.D., an internist at Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center in Fountain Valley, California. Marygrace Taylor, SELF, "6 Surprising Reasons Why You're Feeling Nauseous," 24 Dec. 2019 Tables will overflow with family favorites and traditional dishes such as candied yams and green bean casserole. Nancy Clanton, chicagotribune.com, "5 of the least healthy holiday dishes," 21 Nov. 2019 Dessert will be a pumpkin-gingersnap blondie with candied cranberries and maple ice cream. Rod Stafford Hagwood, sun-sentinel.com, "Here are 10 Broward County restaurants that will make Thanksgiving dinner for you," 30 Oct. 2019 Fresh cranberries and a smattering of candied orange zest bring this colorful Christmas dessert to life. Sunny Jin, Country Living, "Cranberry Tart," 29 Oct. 2019 That includes semisolid foods, like Teigen's cold gravy or candied yams. Morgan Hines, USA TODAY, "Guide to Thanksgiving eats you can travel with in your carry-on: Turkey, yes. Gravy, no," 27 Nov. 2019 In addition to her signature mac n’ cheese, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star also whipped up candied yams, green bean casserole, stuffing, corn muffins and, of course, turkey. Sophie Dodd, PEOPLE.com, "See How the Stars Are Celebrating Thanksgiving 2019," 2 Dec. 2019 Tables will overflow with family favorites and traditional dishes such as candied yams and green bean casserole. Nancy Clanton, chicagotribune.com, "5 of the least healthy holiday dishes," 21 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of candied

1577, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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17 Jan 2020

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“Candied.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/candied. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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candied

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How to pronounce candied (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of candied

: cooked in or covered with sugar

candied

adjective
can·​died | \ ˈkan-dēd How to pronounce candied (audio) \

Kids Definition of candied

: cooked in or coated with sugar candied ginger

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