marshmallow Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “marshmallow” in the English Dictionary

"marshmallow" in British English

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

marshmallow noun (SWEET)

[C or U] a ​soft, ​sweet, ​pink or ​whitefood: 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.
(Definition of marshmallow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"marshmallow" in American English

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marshmallownoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈmɑrʃˌmæl·oʊ, -ˌmel-/
a ​soft, often ​white, ​candy made ​mainly of ​sugar: [C] We ​roasted marshmallows over the ​campfire.
(Definition of marshmallow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “marshmallow”
in Chinese (Simplified) 糖果, 蜀葵糖…
in Turkish lokuma benzer hafif şekerleme, marşmalov…
in Russian зефир…
in Chinese (Traditional) 糖果, 棉花軟糖…
in Polish pianka, marshmallow…
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