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  • n. apple covered in a hard sugar candy coating.

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  • n. an apple that is covered with a candy-like substance (usually caramelized sugar)


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  • The cheeky-cum-youthful glow of tomato red that almost vibrates to the eye, a wonderful glimpse of the red of a candy apple with its glossy finish inviting you to sweet surrender, or the globally recognizable fire-engine red—cooler to the eye with hidden hues of blue—can rev up a randy response in almost anyone, when used in the right setting.

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  • Indian symbols painted on the sides — candy apple red lacquer — like it was some brave’s customized hot rod.

    The Big Nowhere


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  • See discussion on caramel apple.

    February 22, 2011

  • candy apple a confection often sold at fairs and carnivals, consisting of a whole fresh apple on a stick coated in a clear, hard, bright red candy shell, sometimes flavored with cinnamon

    January 19, 2008