What is candy?

  • (noun): A rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Candy, specifically sugar candy, is a confection made from a concentrated solution of sugar in water, to which flavorings and colorants are added. Candies come in numerous colors and varieties and have a long history in popular culture.

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Candy Desk - Candy
... The tenant of the candy desk is charged with stocking it with candy from his or her home state, but funding has been an issue ... Originally senators would ask for a specific candy and leave a few dollars to keep the desk stocked with their favorites, but as time continued, and the candy desk ...
Candy Cap - Similar Species
... though only some of these species are thought to be closely related to the candy cap group ... Lactarius rufulus is reported by one source as being a "candy cap" species and having a similar odor to the other candy caps, though earlier monographs do not report ... found in Europe and North America, respectively, are also strongly aromatic and similar to candy caps, the former having the odor of fenugreek ...
Candy Land: The Great Lollipop Adventure
... Candy Land The Great Lollipop Adventure is a 2005 animated direct-to-DVD movie in which Jib the gingerbread boy, Princess Lolly and Mr ... Mint try to save Candy Land from the evil Lord Licorice ...
Candy - Top-selling Candies
... The table below summarizes some of the top candy brands in the world ... States M M's 1800 M M's are milk chocolate drops with a colorful candy coating on the outside. 1 candy in Brazil, it is also the No ...
Switch (comics) - Candy Southern
... Further reading Candy Southern at the Marvel Universe wiki Candy Southern on Marvel Database, a Marvel Comics wiki Candy Southern at the Comic Book DB Candy Southern at the Grand ... Terry Southern with the first name of the title character of Southern's novel Candy ...

More definitions of "candy":

  • (verb): Coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze.
    Synonyms: sugarcoat, glaze

Famous quotes containing the word candy:

    I’m headed for a land that’s far away
    Beside the crystal fountains.
    So come with me, we’ll go and see
    The Big Rock Candy Mountains.
    —Unknown. The Big Rock Candy Mountains (l. 5–8)

    Why, what a candy deal of courtesy
    This fawning greyhound then did proffer me!
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)