Translation of "sugar" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

sugar

noun uk us /ˈʃʊɡ.ər/ US  //

[ C or U ] a sweet substance especially from the plants sugar cane and sugar beet, used to make food and drinks sweet

糖,食糖;(尤指)蔗糖
I don't take sugar in my coffee, thanks. 我的咖啡不加糖,谢谢。
How many sugars (= spoonfuls or lumps of sugar) do you take in your tea? 你的茶要加几匙糖?

[ C ] specialized any of several types of simple carbohydrate that dissolves in water

糖(总称,指溶于水的碳水化合物)
Glucose and lactose are sugars. 葡萄糖和乳糖都是糖类。

[ as form of address ] mainly US a friendly way of talking to someone that you know

宝贝儿,亲爱的
Hi, sugar, did you have a good day at school? 嗨,宝贝儿,你今天在学校过得好吗?

(Translation of “sugar noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)