candyfloss


candyfloss
can|dy|floss [ˈkændiflɔs US -fla:s, -flo:s] n [U] BrE
a type of sweet food made from sticky threads of pink sugar wound around a stick

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • candyfloss — n. a candy made by spinning sugar that has been boiled to a high temperature; called commonly {cotton candy}. Syn: spun sugar. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • candyfloss — ► NOUN Brit. 1) a mass of pink or white fluffy spun sugar wrapped round a stick. 2) something worthless or insubstantial …   English terms dictionary

  • candyfloss — [[t]kæ̱ndiflɒs, AM flɔːs[/t]] also candy floss 1) N UNCOUNT Candyfloss is a large pink or white mass of sugar threads that is eaten from a stick. It is sold at fairs or other outdoor events. [BRIT] (in AM, use cotton candy) 2) N UNCOUNT: oft N n… …   English dictionary

  • candyfloss — noun see candy floss 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • candyfloss — Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) cottoncandy …   English dialects glossary

  • candyfloss — can|dy|floss [ kændi,flɔs ] noun uncount BRITISH COTTON CANDY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • candyfloss — cottoncandy …   Kiwi (New Zealand slang)

  • candyfloss — n. cotton candy, fluffy candy made from sugar that is spun with hot air and usually wrapped around a paper cone or small wooden stick …   English contemporary dictionary

  • candyfloss — noun Brit. 1》 a mass of pink or white fluffy spun sugar wrapped round a stick. 2》 something worthless or insubstantial …   English new terms dictionary

  • candyfloss — noun (U) BrE sticky threads of pink sugar wound around a stick and eaten as a sweet; cotton candy AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English