sugarplum

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noun sug·ar·plum \ˈshu̇-gər-ˌpləm\

Definition of sugarplum

  1. :  a small candy in the shape of a ball or disk :  sweetmeat

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1627


SUGARPLUM Defined for English Language Learners

sugarplum

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Definition of sugarplum for English Language Learners

  • : a small, sweet candy that is usually shaped like a ball

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