sugary Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “sugary” in the English Dictionary

"sugary" in British English

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uk   /ˈʃʊɡ.ər.i/  us   /-ɚ-/
containingsugar: all those sugary ​snacks that ​kidseat disapproving too good or ​kind or ​expressingfeelings of ​love in a way that is not ​sincere: It's that sugary ​smile of his that I can't ​stand!
(Definition of sugary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sugary”
in Arabic سُكّري…
in Korean 설탕이 든…
in Portuguese adocicado, melado…
in Catalan ensucrat…
in Japanese 砂糖が入った, 甘い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 含糖的, 过于甜蜜的,媚人的,甜言蜜语的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 含糖的, 過於甜蜜的,媚人的,甜言蜜語的…
in Italian zuccheroso…
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