hard candy

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of hard candy

: a candy made of sugar and corn syrup boiled without crystallizing

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1878

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Definition of hard candy for English Language Learners

  • : a small, hard piece of candy with a sweet and usually fruity flavor


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