candy floss

noun

Definition of candy floss

1 British : cotton candy
2 usually candyfloss \ ˈkan-​dē-​ˌfläs How to pronounce candyfloss (audio) , -​ˌflȯs \, British : something attractive but insubstantial

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Examples of candy floss in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kylie fully dedicated herself to the crazy-hot look, dying her newly-blonde hair to match the candy floss color of the bra. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Kylie Jenner Matched Her New Pink Hair to Her Bra and It's a Whole F*ckin Vibe," 30 June 2020

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First Known Use of candy floss

1951, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Candy floss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/candy%20floss. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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