sugar pill

noun

Definition of sugar pill

  1. :  a pharmacologically inert pill :  placebo

Examples of sugar pill in a sentence

  1. Half the patients were given the medication and the other half received a sugar pill.

1852

First Known Use of sugar pill

1852


SUGAR PILL Defined for English Language Learners

sugar pill

noun

Definition of sugar pill for English Language Learners

  • : a pill that is given to a patient like a drug but that has no medicine in it


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sugar pill

noun

Medical Definition of sugar pill

  1. :  a pharmacologically inert pill :  placebo

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