[shoo g-er-koh-ting] /ˈʃʊg ərˌkoʊ tɪŋ/
the act or process of covering something with sugar.
a coating or layer of sugar or a sugary substance.
a thing used to make something else considered unpleasant or disagreeable seem attractive or palatable.
verb (used with object)
to cover with sugar:
to sugarcoat a pill.
to make (something difficult or distasteful) appear more pleasant or acceptable:
There was no way to sugarcoat the bad news.
- Sugar-coat something
noun 1. sweet corn. noun 1. another name for sweet corn (sense 1)
adjective 1. (especially of ham or bacon) cured in a mixture of sugar, salt, and sodium nitrate or sodium nitrite.
noun, Informal. 1. a wealthy, middle-aged man who spends freely on a young woman in return for her companionship or intimacy. noun 1. (slang) a rich usually middle-aged or old man who bestows expensive gifts on a young person in return for companionship or sexual favours sugar A wealthy, usually older man who gives expensive […]