(noun, verb, interjection)


1. a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative

Definition categories: food, sweetener, sweetening

2. an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain

Similar word(s): carbohydrate, saccharide

Definition categories: substance, macromolecule, supermolecule

3. informal terms for money

Similar word(s): boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, loot, lucre, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, wampum

Definition categories: possession, money

Sentences with sugar as a noun:

- He usually has his coffee white with one sugar.

- I'll be with you in a moment, sugar.

- Sugar of lead (lead acetate) is a poisonous white crystalline substance with a sweet taste.


1. sweeten with sugar

- sugar your tea

Similar word(s): saccharify

Definition categories: perception, dulcify, dulcorate, edulcorate, sweeten

Sentences with sugar as a verb:

- John heavily sugars his coffee.

- She has a gift for sugaring what would otherwise be harsh words.