boiled sweet

UK [ˌbɔɪld ˈswiːt] / US [ˈbɔɪld ˌswɪt] noun [countable]
Word forms "boiled sweet":
singular boiled sweet plural boiled sweets British
a hard sweet, especially one that tastes of fruit

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  • boiled sweet — n BrE a hard ↑sweet that often tastes of fruit American Equivalent: hard candy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • boiled sweet — [ bɔıld ,swit ] noun count BRITISH a hard piece of candy, especially one that tastes of fruit …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • boiled sweet — Brit. See hard candy. * * * boiled sweet noun A sweet of boiled sugar, flavouring, and often colouring • • • Main Entry: ↑boil * * * boiled sweet UK [ˌbɔɪld ˈswiːt] US [ˈbɔɪld ˌswit] noun [countable] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • boiled sweet — boiled sweets N COUNT Boiled sweets are hard sweets that are made from boiled sugar. [BRIT] (in AM, use hard candy) …   English dictionary

  • boiled sweet — noun Brit. a hard sweet made of boiled sugar …   English new terms dictionary

  • boiled sweet — noun A hard sweet, made by boiling sugar, that gradually dissolves when sucked …   Wiktionary

  • boiled sweet — (British) hard sugary sweet that is dissolved in the mouth by sucking …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boiled sweet — noun (C) BrE a hard sweet 2 (1) that often tastes of fruit; hard candy AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • boiled sweet — Brit. See hard candy. * * * …   Universalium

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