candy floss


Definition of candy floss

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Think of a fresh fruity and feminine base of candy floss, vanilla, and subtle sandalwood with light top notes of citrus, white floral, and black currant. Essence, 20 Sep. 2021 This malevolent whisp of candy floss will kill any human who goes outside within 10 seconds, forcing these strangers to play house for the foreseeable future. Brian Lowry, CNN, 13 Aug. 2021 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, 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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The first known use of candy floss was in 1951

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30 Sep 2021

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“Candy floss.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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