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English definition of “sugar-coated”

sugar-coated

adjective uk   /ˌʃʊɡ.əˈkəʊ.tɪd/ us    /-ɚˈkoʊ.t̬ɪd/

sugar-coated adjective (SWEET)

(of foods or pills) covered with a thin layer of sugarVarious qualities of food

sugar-coated adjective (DECEIVING)

disapproving An announcement or promise that is sugar-coated is intended to seem positive or pleasant, although in fact it will result in something unpleasant or unacceptable.Dishonest
sugar-coat
verb [T] uk   us  
Making things betterBecoming better
(Definition of sugar-coated from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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