candy apple


Definition of candy apple


  1. :  an apple that is covered with a sugary mixture that becomes hard

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  crystallized sugar formed by boiling down sugar syrup

    :  a confection made with sugar and often flavoring and filling

    :  a piece of such confection

  1. :  to encrust in or coat with sugar

    :  to cook (something, such as fruit or fruit peel) in a heavy syrup until glazed

    :  to make attractive :  sweeten

  1. :  the fleshy, usually rounded red, yellow, or green edible pome fruit of a usually cultivated tree (genus Malus) of the rose family

    :  an apple tree — compare crab apple

    :  a fruit (such as a star apple) or other vegetative growth (such as an oak apple) suggestive of an apple

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