sugar off


sugared off; sugaring off; sugars off

intransitive verb

: to complete the process of boiling down the syrup in making maple sugar until it is thick enough to crystallize
: to approach or reach the state of granulation

Examples of sugar off in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The aunt dusts the sugar off her hands. Clare Sestanovich, Harper's Magazine, 23 June 2020 Philipps is wiping sugar off of Goldsberry's nose, and Louie — Bareillies' Cavapoo — is being passed around for snuggles. Samantha Highfill,, 5 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of sugar off was in 1836

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Cite this Entry

“Sugar off.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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