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noun 
  1. (uncountable) Sucrose in the form of small crystals, obtained from sugar cane or sugar beet and used to sweeten food and drink.
  2. (countable) When used to sweeten drink, an amount of such crystalline sucrose approximately equal to five grams or one teaspoon.
He usually has his coffee white with one .
  1. (context, countable, chemistry) Any of various small carbohydrates that are used by organisms to store energy.
  2. (countable) A generic term for sucrose, glucose, fructose, etc.
  3. (context, countable) A term of endearment.
I'll be with you in a moment, .
  1. (context, countable, slang) A kiss.
  2. (context, mainly, _, southern, _, US, slang) effeminacy, Effeminacy in a male, often implying homosexuality.
I think John has a little bit of in him
verb 
  1. (transitive) To add sugar to; to sweeten with sugar.
John heavily sugars his coffee.
  1. (transitive) To make (something unpleasant) seem less so.
She has a gift for sugaring what would otherwise be harsh words.
Etymology: From (term, íucre, , sugar, lang=fro), from (term, succarum, lang=la), from (Arab.) (term, Ù, ÙÙÙ, tr=síkkar), from (Pers.) (term, Ú, lang=fa, tr=shekar), from (Skr.) (term, àààààà, tr=sharkara, , ground or candied sugar, originally meaning grit, gravel, lang=sa) (cognate with Greek (term, , , pebble, lang=el)).


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