AskDefine | Define candied

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candied adj
1 encrusted with sugar or syrup; "candied grapefruit peel" [syn: sugar-coated]
2 used especially of fruits [syn: crystalized, crystalised, glace]candy n : a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts v : coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze [syn: sugarcoat, glaze] [also: candied]candied See candy

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  • a UK /ˈkæn.diːd/ /"kan.di:d/
  • Homophones: candid i US


  1. Preserved in sugar
    • Hot cross buns contain chopped candied fruit


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