an ulceration of a mucous membrane, especially of the mouth.
noun (Brit) a very light fluffy confection made from coloured spun sugar, usually held on a stick US and Canadian name cotton candy Austral name fairyfloss Contemporary Examples Walking With Wildebeests: Exploring the Serengeti on Foot Joanna Eede July 8, 2013
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 […]