Candy

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Definition

(a piece of) candy (US): (a piece of) snack food made from sugar or chocolate
noun
Attention: 'candy' never takes an indefinite article.

Would you like some candy? Do you want one of these sweets?
Candy is also a first name in Anglophone countries, usually short for 'Candace'.

a candy bar: a bar of chocolate
noun

Examples

  • "Brent : So Oklahoma isn't a good destination for the next Vanderplop family vacation, is it Candy?"
  • "HIGH SCHOOL CANDY MASSACRE!"
  • "Brent : Candy?"
  • "A fellow student said 'Zack was careful not to throw the candy directly at people, but a caramel square did land quite near my foot'."
  • "Candy : Oh no!"
  • "Technique : Dress up like ghosts, monsters and sexy nurses in order to extort the precious candy."
  • "Candy : Don't worry, Brent."
  • "Objective : Obtain candy by any means necessary"
  • "Quotes : 'First you get the money candy, then you get the power, then you get the women."
  • "A 15-year-old boy wreaked havoc today at White Dove High School when he pulled out candy from his bag and threw it 'quite hard' at fellow students."

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