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1. (culinary)
a. el caramelo (M)
Her favorite candy is dark chocolate truffles. Su caramelos preferidos son las trufas de chocolate oscuro.
b. el dulce (M) (Latin America)
I like to buy local candies when I travel. Me gusta comprar dulces regionales cuando me voy de viaje.
c. la golosina (F)
Are you going to give your girlfriend heart-shaped candies for Valentine's Day?¿Le vas a dar golosinas en forma de corazón a tu novia para el Día de San Valentín?
transitive verb
2. (to cover with candy)
a. confitar
We are going to candy pecans for Christmas gifts. Vamos a confitar nueces como regalos de Navidad.
1. caramelo (m) (sweet) (Estados Unidos); dulces (mpl) golosinas (f pl) (sweets)
  • candy store confitería (f)
candy [ˈkændɪ]
1 (sugar candy) azúcar (m) cande
2 (US) (sweets) golosinas (f); caramelos (m); dulces (m)
it's like taking candy from a baby es coser y cantar
Rovers were in a different class from their opponents. It was like taking candy from a baby
transitive verb
[+fruit] escarchar
candy bar (n) (US) barrita (f) de caramelo; (chocolate) chocolatina (f)
candy store (n) (US) confitería (f); bombonería (f)
like a kid in a candy store especially (US) como el rey/la reina del mambo; como si fuera el amo/ama del mundo
He reacted to fame like the proverbial kid in the candy store and assumed that any woman who interested him would automatically be available He went on a buying spree and felt "like a kid in a candy store," he recalls
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