Meaning of dolly mixtures in English:

dolly mixtures

plural noun

  • A mixture of small variously shaped and coloured sweets.

    ‘We finished with my home-made fairy cakes, iced in pastel colours and topped with dolly mixtures and candy flowers.’
    • ‘He told the columnist that at that time, he had some catarrh pastilles, dried peas, pills and dolly mixtures laid out on the ‘operating table’.’
    • ‘The brightly coloured figures appear very much like flattened dolly mixtures.’