from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Permeated, covered, encrusted, or cooked with sugar: candied sweet potatoes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of candy.
  • adj. coated or encrusted with sugar
  • adj. preserved in sugar or syrup by baking till it becomes translucent

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Preserved in or with sugar; incrusted with a candylike substance.
  • adj.
  • adj. Converted wholly or partially into sugar or candy; as candied sirup.
  • adj. Conted or more or less with sugar
  • adj. Figuratively; Honeyed; sweet; flattering.
  • adj. Covered or incrusted with that which resembles sugar or candy.
  • adj. smoothly coated with crystals of sugar; -- used especially of fruits.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Preserved with sugar, or incrusted with it; covered with crystals of sugar, or with matter resembling it: as, candied raisins.
  • Wholly or partly crystallized or congealed: as, candied honey.
  • Figuratively, honeyed; flattering; glozing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (used especially of fruits) preserved by coating with or allowing to absorb sugar
  • adj. encrusted with sugar or syrup


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