sugarloaf

noun
sug·ar·loaf | \ˈshu̇-gər-ˌlōf \

Definition of sugarloaf 

1 : refined sugar molded into a cone

2 : a hill or mountain shaped like a sugarloaf

Other Words from sugarloaf

sugar-loaf adjective

First Known Use of sugarloaf

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about sugarloaf

Statistics for sugarloaf

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for sugarloaf

The first known use of sugarloaf was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

More from Merriam-Webster on sugarloaf

See words that rhyme with sugarloaf

Comments on sugarloaf

What made you want to look up sugarloaf? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!