Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/17/21 Sugarplum

Sugarplum (noun)
sugarplum [ shoog-er-pluhm ]


noun
1. a small round candy made of sugar with various flavoring and coloring ingredients; a bonbon.

WORDS RELATED TO SUGARPLUM
dessert, confection, snack, candy, chocolate, bonbon, confectionery, enjoyment, joy, delight, pudding, gratification, pleasure, confiture, sweetmeat

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Origin: First recorded in 1600–10; sugar + plum (in the sense “small, rounded mass (of hardened sugar approximately the size of a plum)”

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR SUGARPLUM
A sugarplum may help one to forget a bee-sting, but a death-thrust is another matter.
MARY WARE IN TEXAS|ANNIE F. JOHNSTON

She had taught it him verse by verse with the patience of an angel, and she had encouraged him to learn it with many a sugarplum.
DIARY OF THE BESIEGED RESIDENT IN PARIS|HENRY LABOUCHRE

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