(adjective, verb)


1. encrusted with sugar or syrup

- candied grapefruit peel

Similar word(s): sugary

2. (used especially of fruits) preserved by coating with or allowing to absorb sugar

Similar word(s): preserved, crystalised, crystalized, glace

Sentences with candied as an adjective:

- Hot cross buns contain chopped candied fruit.


1. simple past tense and past participle of candy

- We candied some apples to get ready for the party.