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marshmallow

noun uk   /ˈmɑːʃˌmæl.əʊ/ us    /ˈmɑːrʃˌmæl.oʊ/

marshmallow noun (SWEET)

[C or U] a soft, sweet, pink or white food: Why don't we toast some marshmallows over the fire?

marshmallow noun (COWARD)

[C] informal humorous a person who is not strong, brave, or confident: The situation called for someone tough, and I was a complete marshmallow.
Translations of “marshmallow”
in Chinese (Traditional) 糖果, 棉花軟糖…
in Russian зефир…
in Turkish lokuma benzer hafif şekerleme, marşmalov…
in Chinese (Simplified) 糖果, 蜀葵糖…
in Polish pianka, marshmallow…
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