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Sugar appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun sugar:


The word sugar is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun sugar

What does sugar mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: sugars

  1. a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
  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
  3. informal terms for money

Alternative definition of the noun sugar


  1. [uncountable] Sucrose in the form of small crystals, obtained from sugar cane or sugar beet and used to sweeten food and drink.
  2. [countable] When used to sweeten drink, an amount of such crystalline sucrose approximately equal to five grams or one teaspoon.
  3. [countable, chemistry] Any of various small carbohydrates that are used by organisms to store energy.
  4. [countable] A generic term for sucrose, glucose, fructose, etc.
  5. [countable] A term of endearment.
  6. [countable, slang] A kiss.
  7. [chiefly southern US, slang, uncountable] Effeminacy in a male, often implying homosexuality.
  8. [uncountable, informal] Diabetes.

Definition of the verb sugar

What does sugar mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: sugared | sugaring | sugars

  1. sweeten with sugar

Alternative definition of the verb sugar


  1. [transitive] To add sugar to; to sweeten with sugar.
  2. [transitive] To make (something unpleasant) seem less so.

Other definitions of sugar

What does sugar also mean?


  1. [informal, euphemistic] Used in place of 'shit'!


  1. "Sugar" is a 2008 sports drama film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. It follows the story of Miguel Santos, a. k. a. Sugar, a Dominican pitcher from San Pedro de Macorís, struggling to make it to the big leagues and pull himself and his family out of poverty. Playing professionally at a baseball academy in the Dominican Republic, Miguel finally gets his break at age 19 when he advances to the United States' minor league system; but when his play on the mound falters, he begins to question the single-mindedness of his life's ambition.
  2. "Sugar" is a Canadian romantic drama film, released in 2004. The film was directed by John Palmer, and written by Palmer, Todd Klinck and Jaie Laplante based on short stories by Bruce LaBruce.
  3. "Sugar" is a 2011 drama film directed by Rotimi Rainwater and written by Rotimi Rainwater and Tony Aloupis.
  4. "Sugar" is a 2010 short comedy film written by Jeroen Annokkee and Dennis van de Ven, directed by Jeroen Annokkée.
  5. "Sugar" is a 2005 horror film directed by Patrick Jolley and Reynold Reynolds.


  1. Sugar is a fictional character from the 1972 film And Hope to Die.
  2. Sugar is a fictional character from the 2009 film Heavy Mental.
  3. Sugar is a fictional character from the 2002 film Kung Ikaw Ay Isang Panaginip.
  4. Sugar is a fictional character from the film Petty Cash.
  5. Sugar is fictional character from the 1910 film adaptation of the 1908 play The Blue Bird.
  6. Sugar is a fictional character from the 1966 film Johnny Yuma.
  7. Sugar is a fictional character from Cheerleaders Beach Party.
  8. Sugar is a fictional character from the 1972 film Sweet Sugar.
  9. Sugar is a fictional character from the 2006 film Oh My Ghost!.
  10. Sugar is a fictional character from the 2007 film Apat Dapat, Dapat Apat.
  11. Sugar is a fictional character in the 2011 film Crime After Crime.
  12. Sugar is a fictional character from The Women Men Marry.
  13. Sugar is a fictional character from the film Sugar.
  14. Sugar is a fictional character from the 2005 film Decadent Evil.
  15. Sugar is a fictional character from the 2012 film Sparkle.
  16. Sugar is a fictional character from the 1974 film Together Brothers.
  17. Sugar is a fictional character from the 1977 film Which Way Is Up?.
  18. Sugar is a fictional character from the 2010 film Vacation!.
  19. Sugar is a fictional character from the 1996 film A Time to Kill.
  20. Sugar is a fictional character from the 2011 film Gun Hill Road.
  21. Sugar is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Girlfriend Experience.
  22. Sugar is a fictional character from the 1975 film The Candy Tangerine Man.
  23. Sugar is the fictional character from the 2010 film Scared Shrekless.
  24. Sugar is a fictional character from the 2010 film Ben & Sam.
  25. Sugar is a fictional character from the 2014 film Sabotage.
  26. Sugar is a fictional character from the 1995 film Batman Forever.
  27. Sugar is a fictional character from the 2007 film Creek.
  28. Sugar is a fictional character from the 1988 film Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach.
  29. Sugar is a fictional character from the 2014 film American Heist.
  30. Sugar is a fictional film character.
  31. Sugar is a fictional film character.
  32. Sugar is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Sugar Man, Sugar Ray, Sugar Bear, Sugar Cube, Sugar Girl, Sugar Kane, Sugar Bones, Sugar Jackson, Sugar Valentine, Sugar Ray Leonard and Sugar Kane Kowalczyk.


  1. Sugar a.k.a. Monique is an African-American pornographic actress. She has performed in over 300 movies, and she has directed the Monique's Sexaholics series. In 2002, Monique appeared in Snoop Dogg's Hustlaz: Diary of a Pimp, which was the 2004 AVN Award winner for "Top Selling Release of the Year".
  2. Sugar a.k.a. Iris Adrian was an American actress and dancer.
  3. Sugar a.k.a. Stephanie Beard: Stephanie "Sugar" Lyn Beard is a Canadian television actress, voice actress and television and radio personality. Her radio host persona uses the name "Suga BayBee", and as co-host of The Zone, she was called "Sugar". For many of her Hollywood roles, she also uses the stage name "Sugar Lyn Beard".
  4. Sugar a.k.a. Jessica Kiper: Jessica Michele Kiper is an American actress and singer. Kiper was also a runner-up contestant on Survivor: Gabon, where she placed third. She was more commonly known to the viewing audience during her run on Survivor as Sugar. She returned to Survivor to compete on the show's 20th season: Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains as part of the Heroes tribe, and was the first to be eliminated. She later appeared on season five of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew to address her struggles with addiction.
  5. Sugar a.k.a. Sugar Mercado is a Filipina dancer and actress. She was one of the hosts of the popular GMA Network noontime variety show Eat Bulaga. She was dropped by the show in 2007.
  6. Sugar a.k.a. Eshana O'Neal: Eshana O'Neal is an actress.

There are other people with in their name, like Hot Sugar, Jim Sugar, Leo Sugar, Max Sugar, Sugar Lee, Sugar Ray, Ted Sugar, Adam Sugar, Alan Sugar, Bert Sugar and many others.

Phrases with Sugar

Phrases starting with the word Sugar:

  1. sugar gum
  2. sugar off
  3. sugar pea
  4. sugar beet
  5. sugar bowl
  6. Sugar bush
  7. sugar cane
  8. sugar corn
  9. Sugar Cube
  10. Sugar High

Phrases ending with the word Sugar:

  1. beet sugar
  2. cane sugar
  3. corn sugar
  4. loaf sugar
  5. lump sugar
  6. malt sugar
  7. milk sugar
  8. Palm sugar
  9. Rock Sugar
  10. spun sugar

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sugar

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Google previewSimply Scottish Cakes and Bakes (2014)

by Karon Grieve

granulated sugar is the stuff you usually use to sweeten your tea, it is very grainy and does not blend or dissolve easily. Save it for the tea or for scattering as a topping. icing sugar is a powdered sugar that is extremely fine.

Google previewFarmers' Bulletin (1906)

Sugar is a staple article of food, just as is bread or meat, but few people realize that, unlike meat and bread, it has been a staple food for but a few generations. Only, indeed, in the last half century has it been produced in such quantities and at ...

Google previewIn the Sweet Kitchen (2001)

The Definitive Baker's Companion by Regan Daley

Vanilla sugar is a lovely, fragrant product, ...

Google previewHealthy Bees: Managing pests, diseases and other disorders of the honey bee (2015)

AgGuide - A Practical Guide by Doug Somerville , Jennifer Laffan

White sugar is the supplement least likely to cause dysentery in bees. White sugar is also economically attractive when compared to other possible supplements. Raw Sugar is a sucrose-based product with a very small amount of molasses ...

Google previewAgricultural Finance (2015)

From Crops to Land, Water and Infrastructure by Helyette Geman

Sugar is a carbohydrate produced from various fruits and vegetables. There are three types of sugars: monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polyols. Examples of monosaccharides are glucose, fructose (found in fruit), and galactose (found in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tariffs and Trade in U.S. History: The encyclopedia (2003)

by Cynthia Clark Northrup, Elaine C. Prange Turney

Sugar anteed farmers a fair share of the wealth that they produced and would encourage them to produce even more. By eliminating the ability of a few to manipulate the currency, the extremes of wealth in the country would also end. With the ...

Google previewDictionary of Food Ingredients (2013)

by Robert S. Igoe

Sugar, Raw 137 Succistearin (Stearoyl Propylene Glycol Hydrogen Succinate) An emulsifier that is the reaction product of succinic anhydride, fully hydrogenated vegetable oil (predominantly C16 or C18 fatty acid chain length), and propylene ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rhythm & Blues and Doo-Wop Vocal Groups (2002)

by Mitch Rosalsky

Personnel James "Sugar Boy" Crawford (lead), Diane Degray, Mary Kelley, Linda Degray, Irene Williams Notes James "Sugar Boy" Crawford began with the Sha- Weez that was formed in 1950 in a New Orleans high school. They were a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (2014)

by George Watt

and Unrefined Sugar in Bengal. SACCHA RUM = (G. Watt.) Sagan expansion of sugar production, the outlets for which are (d) increased consumption and (0) increased exports to the upper provinces of India. Rail~borne Trade of Bengal.

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Containing sugar. Saccharephidrosis, sak-ar-ef-id-ro'-sis. Sweet perspiration. Sacchariferous ...

Google previewThe Philadelphia Medical Dictionary (1808)

Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe

Syrufus, syrup; sugar boiled with vegetable infusions. Syrupus aceti, simple oxymel, or syrup of vinegar. Syrufius er allio, syrup of garlic. de althaea, mallows, asparagus, liquorice, raisins, saxifrage, &c. infused in water and boiled with sugar.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stem Cell Research (2008)

by Clive N. Svendsen, Allison D. Ebert

The Pancreas is a small organ in the abdomen that produces and secretes substances to aid digestion, as well as hormones that regulate the balance of blood sugar (glucose) levels. Recently, scientists have begun to characterize the stem ...

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Sign language

Sugar in Baby Sign Language, ASL

Your baby can easily learn from you to sign Sugar. Learn how to teach your baby to sign Sugar {on the go} with ASL {without flashcards}. Post a video of your ...

Quotes about Sugar

Sugar Ray and talked about doing some articles together or writing a book together but dealing with Sugar Ray was a lot like fighting him. He would fake you in and then he'd drop you. (Dick Schaap)
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Scrabble value of S1U1G2A1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of SUGAR

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