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Sweets and other confectionery - thesaurus

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bonbon

noun

a piece of candy

bubble gum

noun

a type of brightly colored chewing gum that you can blow into to form a bubble

candy

noun

American sweet food made of cooked sugar or chocolate but not containing flour

candy

noun

American a piece of candy. One piece is usually just called a piece of candy. The British word is sweet

candy apple

noun

American an apple covered with a layer of caramel (=soft cooked sugar) or candy and served on a stick

candy bar

noun

American a bar of candy, usually covered with chocolate and often containing nuts and caramel (=soft cooked sugar)

candy cane

noun

American a long thin piece of red and white candy shaped like a hook that is eaten at Christmas

candyfloss

noun

British cotton candy

caramel

noun

candy made from sugar, butter, and milk

center

noun

the middle of a piece of chocolate or candy

chew

noun

British a hard candy that you have to chew until it is soft enough to swallow

chewing gum

noun

a type of candy that you chew for a long time but do not swallow

chocolate

noun

a small piece of candy made from chocolate

cotton candy

noun

American a sweet food that consists of many long thin strings of sugar

crisp

noun

a sweet food made from pieces of fruit covered with a mixture of flour, butter, and sugar and baked in an oven

dark chocolate

noun

chocolate that is darker in color than milk chocolate because no milk has been added to it

drop

noun

a small round candy

Easter egg

noun

a chocolate egg that you give to someone as a present on Easter

fondant

noun

a small piece of fondant eaten as a piece of candy

gobstopper

noun

mainly British a jawbreaker

gum

noun

chewing gum

gumball

noun

American a small round brightly colored candy made of chewing gum

gumdrop

noun

a firm fruit candy made of gelatin and covered with sugar

ice lolly

noun

British a Popsicle

jawbreaker

noun

Americaninformal a large hard round piece of candy that you suck

jelly bean

noun

a soft brightly colored piece of candy that is shaped like a bean and made with many different flavors

jimmy

noun

American one of many very small pieces of chocolate or other candy that are put on top of ice cream

licorice

noun

a black substance with a strong flavor, used for making candy and medicines

licorice

noun

a candy made from licorice

liquorice

the British spelling of licorice

lollipop

noun

a hard candy on the end of a stick

lollypop

an American spelling of lollipop

marshmallow

noun

a soft pink or white candy with a thick round shape

milk chocolate

noun

chocolate made with milk. Chocolate made without milk is called dark chocolate.

mint

noun

a piece of candy that tastes like peppermint

nougat

noun

a sweet food made of sugar, nuts, and small pieces of fruit

pastille

noun

a round piece of candy with a fruit flavor

peppermint

noun

a piece of candy with a peppermint flavor

plain chocolate

noun

British dark chocolate

Popsicle

American a piece of sweet flavored ice on a stick

praline

noun

a candy made by boiling nuts in sugar

praline

noun

a chocolate candy filled with a soft substance made from sugar and crushed nuts

rock candy

noun

American a type of hard candy that is made from sugar that is dried in a lump or on a string

sherbert

noun

American sherbet. This word is often used instead of sherbet but is considered incorrect.

sprinkles

noun

American very small pieces of brightly colored sugar or candy that you sprinkle over the surface of ice cream, cakes, or cookies as a decoration

sucker

noun

Americaninformal a lollipop

sweets

noun

British candy

toffee

noun

a sweet sticky brown food made by cooking sugar, butter, and water at a high temperature, or a candy made of this

toffee apple

noun

British a candy apple

truffle

noun

a soft chocolate candy that often has alcohol in it

tuck

noun

Britishold-fashioned candy

Turkish delight

noun

a type of candy made from square pieces of firm jelly covered with sugar

white chocolate

noun

chocolate that has a yellowish white color and is made from cocoa butter, milk, and sugar

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