of the nature of or resembling that of sugar:
a powdery substance with a saccharine taste.
containing or yielding sugar.
very sweet to the taste; sugary:
a saccharine dessert.
cloyingly agreeable or ingratiating:
a saccharine personality.
exaggeratedly sweet or sentimental:
a saccharine smile; a saccharine song of undying love.
excessively sweet; sugary: a saccharine smile
of, relating to, of the nature of, or containing sugar or saccharin
saccharine sac·cha·rine (sāk’ər-ĭn, -ə-rēn’, -ə-rīn’)
Of, relating to, or characteristic of sugar or saccharin; sweet.
verb (used with object), saccharized, saccharizing. 1. to convert into sugar; saccharify. 2. to convert (the starches in grain) to fermentable sugars during mashing.
1. variant of sacchar- before a consonant: saccharometer. combining form 1. sugar: saccharomycete saccharo- or sacchar- pref. Sugar: saccharide.
[sak-uh-roh-far-uh-ney-shuh s] /ˌsæk ə roʊˌfær əˈneɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. pertaining to or consisting of sugar and meal.
adjective, Geology. (of rock) 1. having a granular texture like that of loaf sugar. adjective 1. (geology) Also saccharoidal. having or designating a texture resembling that of loaf sugar: saccharoid marble noun 2. (biochem) any of a group of polysaccharides that remotely resemble sugars, but are not sweet and are often insoluble