Meaning of “sugar” - Learner’s Dictionary

sugar

noun us uk /ˈʃʊɡər/
I prefer my coffee with a little less sugar.It doesn't weigh more than a couple of bags of sugar.Most soft drinks have a high sugar content.Sprinkle the cake with sugar before serving.Combine nuts, sugar, and orange peel in a small bowl.
SUBSTANCE [ U ]

A1 a very sweet substance used to give flavour to food and drinks:

coffee with milk and sugar
AMOUNT [ C ]

a spoon of sugar in a cup of tea or coffee:

He likes two sugars in his tea.

(Definition of “sugar” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)