Adjective "Sugared" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A sweet crystalline substance obtained from various plants, especially sugar cane and sugar beet, consisting essentially of sucrose, and used as a sweetener in food and drink.
  1. as modifier 'a sugar bowl'
  2. 'Your daughter might try avoiding foods like candy, cookies, French fries, potato chips, sugar and white flour to see if it helps her complexion.'
  3. 'Processed foods that contain refined sugar and white flour are fast carbohydrates.'
  4. 'One of the first dietary rules for all diabetics is to avoid all sugar and foods containing sugar, such as pastry, candy and soft drinks.'
  5. 'In a small bowl, whisk together lime and orange juices, fish sauce, rice wine vinegar, sugar and jalapeno.'
  6. 'Refined foods, foods high in sugar and white flour are also a problem.'
  7. 'Many people, myself included, find bursts of sugar in savory food highly unpleasant.'
  8. 'Add dried sweet osmanthus and crystal sugar to taste.'
  9. 'In a separate bowl, sift together sugar, flour, baking powder and baking soda.'
  10. 'A NIH study in 1982 tested the theory that refined sugar and food additives make children hyperactive and inattentive.'
  11. 'This is why a bowl of sugar remains essentially unchanged for months or even years, although it is exposed to copious amounts of oxygen during that time.'
  12. 'It's down to all these,’ he says pointing at the sugars he pours into his coffee.'
  13. 'He grinned broadly, just like Blake did. ‘White coffee, no sugars, coming right up!’'
  14. 'I kept the fire going so that I could make Elvis cups of coffee which he preferred milky with four sugars.'
  15. 'Most days people want tea but today one of the guys asked me for some hazelnut-flavoured coffee with milk and three sugars.'
  16. 'Fiona, who despite taking 5 sugars in a coffee every morning, claims not to have a sweet tooth decided against a pastry and instead ordered a club sandwich and a glass of wine.'
  17. 'Inside, he filled his coffee cup (two sugars, one cream), picked out a nicely glazed cream filled doughnut, and walked over to the magazine rack.'
  18. 'You are now handed a fork and serviette when you buy some hot food from the buffet, and the sugars, spoons and stirrers are kept next to the coffee machine for only those purchasing a hot drink to take.'
  19. 'I do hope Joleen managed to remember the correct number of sugars for the coffee.'
  20. 'The press officer asks if he would like a coffee. ‘Black but half a cup and, um, a sugar please.’'
  21. 'She always had a coffee with her when she did this and she always ordered the same thing: a small coffee, two sugars.'
Any of the class of soluble, crystalline, typically sweet-tasting carbohydrates found in living tissues and exemplified by glucose and sucrose.
  1. 'The purpose of digestion is to break down complex molecules into simple ones such as sugars, fats, and peptides.'
  2. 'Consume these sugars a half-hour before and immediately after your workouts.'
Used as a term of endearment.
  1. 'Well yes, compared to the drab fifties and khaki they probably were, but today their colours seem to be seen through a sepia veneer, and, sugar, that doesn't do it for me.'
Used as a euphemism for ‘shit’
  1. 'Spoken and written substitutes for the word in American English include sugar, sheesh, shoot, and shucks, as in the constructions: Oh, sugar! Aww, shucks!'
A narcotic drug, especially heroin or LSD.


    Sweeten, sprinkle, or coat with sugar.
    1. 'sugared almonds'
    2. 'Three years ago, cynics doubted the animal rights campaigner's commitment to his fast, after it transpired he had sipped sugared tea and orange juice in York District Hospital.'
    3. 'Many meth users turn to sugared sodas to alleviate ‘dry mouth,’ and the sugar only fuels the decay-causing bacteria.'
    4. 'More, he was appalled to discover what they thought tea was: heavily sugared and poured into a glass, with peach slices at the bottom.'
    5. 'For pure indulgence she liked milky, liberally sugared tea and rich cocoa.'
    6. 'There was no wedding cake, no sugared almonds and we were allowed to wear black.'
    7. 'Visitors to the show will receive a lace bag of wedding favours, five sugared almonds which traditionally convey blessing, with a Bible text inside.'
    8. 'While the gaily coloured and richly sugared chocolate eggs that we enjoy are recent in origin, the real egg, decorated with colours or gilt, has been acknowledged as a symbol of continuing life and resurrection since long.'
    9. 'We stopped at a warung by the side of the road and sipped hot Balinese coffee, heavily sugared as we devoured the massive valleys falling away before us.'
    10. 'They were heavily sugared, quite unlike later types of bottled fruit in syrup.'
    11. 'There's must-have chocolate, sugared cookies, even splashy sips of champagne or sparkling fruit juice over teensy scoops of sorbet.'
    12. 'Aside from light, probably the next best method of collecting moths and other insects is the well-known method of ‘sugaring’.'
    Make more agreeable or palatable.
    1. 'Marcia also makes it clear she thought it was asinine, though she tries to sugar it up a little.'
    2. 'In his act the pill of political polemic may be sugared with a sprinkling of dirty jokes, but it's always there.'
    3. 'To sugar the educational pill, you have the world's most idyllic beaches and tastiest cuisine.'
    4. 'The Chancellor announced King's job early to sugar an otherwise acid pre-Budget report.'
    5. 'The bitter pill of sexual abstinence is sugared with a soulless, preachy kind of rock 'n' wafer and a peer group pressure that is well parodied in the forthcoming Michael Stipe produced film, Saved!'
    6. 'But what's more intriguing is the e-zine support that sugars the materialistic pill.'
    7. 'It was a masterpiece of political presentation, sugaring a series of bitter pills, domestic and foreign, in the candy-coating of Labour tradition.'

    More definitions

    1. covered, mixed, or sweetened with sugar.

    2. sweetened as if with sugar; made agreeable; honeyed, as words, speech, etc.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "teas can be sugared."

    "almonds can be sugared."

    "pastries can be sugared."

    "papers can be sugared."

    "waters can be sugared."

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    Middle English: from Old French sukere, from Italian zucchero, probably via medieval Latin from Arabic sukkar.