from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Permeated, covered, encrusted, or cooked with sugar: candied sweet potatoes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of candy.
- adj. coated or encrusted with sugar
- adj. preserved in sugar or syrup by baking till it becomes translucent
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Preserved in or with sugar; incrusted with a candylike substance.
- adj. Converted wholly or partially into sugar or candy; as candied sirup.
- adj. Conted or more or less with sugar
- adj. Figuratively; Honeyed; sweet; flattering.
- adj. Covered or incrusted with that which resembles sugar or candy.
- adj. smoothly coated with crystals of sugar; -- used especially of fruits.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Preserved with sugar, or incrusted with it; covered with crystals of sugar, or with matter resembling it: as, candied raisins.
- Wholly or partly crystallized or congealed: as, candied honey.
- Figuratively, honeyed; flattering; glozing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used especially of fruits) preserved by coating with or allowing to absorb sugar
- adj. encrusted with sugar or syrup
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