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  1. sugar

    • IPA[ˈʃʊɡə]

    英式

    • n.
      a sweet crystalline substance obtained from various plants, especially sugar cane and sugar beet, consisting essentially of sucrose, and used as a sweetener in food and drink;a lump or teaspoonful of sugar, used to sweeten tea or coffee
    • v.
      sweeten, sprinkle, or coat with sugar;spread a mixture of sugar, treacle, beer, etc., on a tree trunk in order to catch moths
    • verb: sugar, 3rd person present: sugars, gerund or present participle: sugaring, past tense: sugared, past participle: sugared

    • noun: sugar, plural noun: sugars

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a sweet crystalline substance obtained from various plants, especially sugar cane and sugar beet, consisting essentially of sucrose, and used as a sweetener in food and drink a spoonful of sugar a sugar bowl
    • a lump or teaspoonful of sugar, used to sweeten tea or coffee I'll have mine black with two sugars
    • 2. any of the class of soluble, crystalline, typically sweet-tasting carbohydrates found in living tissues and exemplified by glucose and sucrose.
    • 3. North American informal used as a term of endearment what's wrong, sugar?
    • 4. informal used as a euphemism for ‘shit’ ‘Oh sugar!’ cried Sally
    • 5. informal a narcotic drug, especially heroin or LSD bags full of extra-fine Colombian sugar

    動詞

    • 1. sweeten, sprinkle, or coat with sugar Mother absent-mindedly sugared her tea
    • spread a mixture of sugar, treacle, beer, etc., on a tree trunk in order to catch moths they netted butterflies and sugared for moths
    • 2. make more agreeable or palatable the novel was preachy but sugared heavily with jokes