candified

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

candy +‎ -ify +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

candified (comparative more candified, superlative most candified)

  1. (sometimes derogatory) Made sweet or saccharine.
    • 1998, John D. Seelye, Memory's nation: the place of Plymouth Rock (page 21)
      They have become democratized into an item of popular consumption, perhaps a more gritty comestible than the candified menu served up in Disneyland's version of the American past...
    • 2008 March 15, Bernard Holland, “Ravel: A Bit Wicked, a Bit Nostalgic”, New York Times:
      A minor misfortune of Ravel’s legacy is the relative obscurity of his best piano pieces and the prominence of their candified orchestral versions.