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SUGARCOAT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does sugarcoat mean? 

SUGARCOAT (verb)
  The verb SUGARCOAT has 2 senses:

1. coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
2. cause to appear more pleasant or appealing

  Familiarity information: SUGARCOAT used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUGARCOAT (verb)


Sense 1sugarcoat [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

candy; sugarcoat; glaze

Hypernyms (to "sugarcoat" is one way to...):

dulcify; dulcorate; edulcorate; sweeten (make sweeter in taste)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 2sugarcoat [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause to appear more pleasant or appealing

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

The mayor did not sugarcoat the reality of the tax cuts

Hypernyms (to "sugarcoat" is one way to...):

spin (twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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