candy

candy(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (culinary)
a. el caramelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Her favorite candy is dark chocolate truffles.Sus caramelos preferidos son las trufas de chocolate oscuro.
We need to go buy candy to give out to the kids on Halloween.Tenemos que ir a comprar caramelos para darle a los chicos en Halloween.
b. el dulce
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(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) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(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?
d. la pastilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Do you want some candy? - No, I'd rather have something salty.¿Quieres pastillas? - No, preferiría algo salado.
e. la chuchería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I don't want my kids eating candy between meals.No quiero que mis hijos coman chucherías entre comidas.
f. la chuche
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
If you want me to buy you candy, you have to be good.Si quieres que te compre chuches, tienes que ser bueno.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
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.
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candy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (sweet)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el caramelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (sweets)
a. la dulces mpl, golosinas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
candy storeconfitería f
candy [ˈkændɪ]
noun
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
modifier
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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