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Definition of "candied" [can•died]

  • Permeated, covered, encrusted, or cooked with sugar: candied sweet potatoes. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "candied" in a sentence
  • "During fiestas, other dishes are consumed such as squash and pumpkin candied with piloncillo."
  • "We ate delicious goat cheese wrapped in candied beets and toasted each other repeatedly."
  • "If I hadn't known better, I would have thought it was "candied" - drizzled in honey or carmelized with brown sugar."