from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of sugar-coat.
- adj. Alternative spelling of sugarcoated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Coated with sugar: as, a sugar-coated pill; hence, made palatable, in any sense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. encrusted with sugar or syrup
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The numbers belie the claims being made on Capitol Hill that Democrats were dragged into signing off on what one lawmaker described as a "sugar-coated Satan sandwich," with the creditworthiness of the United States on the line.
So far Mr. Sarkozy's case has vacillated between threats against the opponents of his reforms and sugar-coated talk of "solidarity" that's intended to mask the measures 'intent.
At this point, things like Seth Godin's sugar-coated corporate speak emerge.
This is less a kids' romp than a hymn to early cinema – sugar-coated with a junior steampunk adventure revolving around an Parisian orphan and his mystery automaton.
More than one reviewer praised it highly, and if you want to introduce your kids to America's classical music, it's the jazz equivalent of a sugar-coated lollipop with something to chew on at its core.
While Chartwells promises super-nutritious meals of cereal, fruit, milk and eggs, if their current lunch offerings are any indication of what's to come, kids will likely be eating sugar-coated, carbon-dated cereals and fruit cups, high fat-hormone riddled chocolate milk, and processed egg McMuffins.
For her third Slow Food Fast contribution, Ms. Waters shares a recipe for stone fruit starch-free tree fruits with hard pits with sugar-coated berries.
Colorful, sugar-coated marshmallow Peeps are synonymous with Easter.
Why, when a huge percent of this country is morbidly obese, when heart disease is the leading cause of death, when diabetes is epidemic, when we know that fat-filled, sugar-coated crap is killing us -- why do we go ga-ga for gluttony?
Berry always liked to look her best and was usually sporting a new piece of jewelry that she made herself from sparkling sugar-coated fruit chews.