candy floss

candy floss
noun Date: 1951 1. British cotton candy 2. (usually candyfloss) British something attractive but insubstantial

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • candy floss — noun Heated sugar spun into thin threads and collected into a mass, usually on a stick. Syn: cotton candy, fairy floss …   Wiktionary

  • candy floss — noun 1. chiefly Britain : cotton candy 2. usually candyfloss chiefly Britain : something attractive but insubstantial * * * Brit. 1. See cotton candy …   Useful english dictionary

  • candy floss — (British) cotton candy, fluffy candy made from sugar that is spun with hot air and usually wrapped around a paper cone or small wooden stick …   English contemporary dictionary

  • candy floss — /ˈkændi flɒs/ (say kandee flos) noun → fairy floss (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • candy floss — Brit. 1. See cotton candy. 2. something that is attractive but inconsequential. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Candy floss — sukkervat , slik af tynde sukkertråde …   Danske encyklopædi

  • candy-floss — see candyfloss …   English dictionary

  • Candy — This article is about the type of confection generally. For specific types of candy, see Candies. For other uses, see Candy (disambiguation). Multicolored chocolate b …   Wikipedia

  • floss — n. 1) dental floss 2) candy floss (BE; AE has cotton candy) * * * [flɒs] dental floss candy floss (BE; AE has cotton candy) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Fairy floss — candy floss, cotton candy, a sticky hairy (usually pink) thing one eats at a fair …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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