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Definition of sugar-coated adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    sugar-coated

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌʃʊɡə ˈkəʊtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃʊɡər ˈkoʊtɪd//
     
     
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  1. 1covered with sugar
  2. 2(disapproving) made to seem attractive, in a way that tricks people a sugar-coated promise
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