candy that can be ordered by wire for delivery with an accompanying message, as on the recipient’s birthday or anniversary.
candygrammar language A programming-language grammar that is mostly syntactic sugar; a play on “candygram”. COBOL, Apple Computer’s Hypertalk language, and many 4GLs share this property. The intent is to be as English-like as possible and thus easier for unskilled people to program. However, syntax isn’t what makes programming hard; it’s the mental effort and organisation […]
any of a variety of confections made with sugar, syrup, etc., often combined with chocolate, fruit, nuts, etc. a single piece of such a confection. Slang. cocaine. someone or something that is pleasing or pleasurable, usually in a superficial way (often used in combination): eye candy. to cook in sugar or syrup, as sweet potatoes […]
noun Contemporary Examples 10 Movies Too Awful for the Theater Shannon Donnelly, The Daily Beast Video March 27, 2009
a stick or short staff used to assist one in walking; walking stick. a long, hollow or pithy, jointed woody stem, as that of bamboo, rattan, sugar cane, and certain palms. a plant having such a stem. split rattan woven or interlaced for chair seats, wickerwork, etc. any of several tall bamboolike grasses, especially of […]