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Definition of "comfit" [com•fit]

  • A confection that consists of a piece of fruit, a seed, or a nut coated with sugar. (noun)

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 "comfit" in a sentence
  • "Sister Celestine had invented a new kind of comfit which she begged Euphrosyne to try, leaving a paper of sweetmeats on her table for that purpose."
  • "“Easy, comfit,” he whispered, then bent to gently nip her full bottom lip, laving the mock injury with his tongue."
  • "Before I give you the kiss you deserve, comfit, we need to talk about your propensity to climb through windows."