Definition of sugarplum
: a small candy in the shape of a ball or disk : sweetmeat
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Soon after the sweets first come to life, there’s a fabulously intricate dance for four male Sugarplums, four male Marzipans and four Gingerbread Men in which the three groups move in different and overlapping rhythms, styles and patterns.
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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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