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Definition of sugar verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



sugar somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sugar
he / she / it sugars
past simple sugared
-ing form sugaring
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  • to add sugar to something; to cover something in sugar sugared soft drinks sugared cereals
  • Idioms
    sugar/sweeten the pill
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    to do something that makes an unpleasant situation seem less unpleasant synonym sugar-coat
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sugar