Definition of cotton candy in English:

cotton candy


mass nounNorth American
  • A mass of fluffy spun sugar, usually pink or white, wrapped round a stick or a paper cone; candy floss.

    • ‘When cotton candy begins to form, sprinkle with a few pinches of pumpkin seed dust.’
    • ‘There were also long line-ups for the cotton candy and popcorn.’
    • ‘Grey clouds had started to rain and melt her cotton candy.’
    • ‘There are the little pleasures too: the cotton candy for the children, the colored Ramadan lantern hanging between two buildings.’
    • ‘Sometimes, it seems, you need a little cotton candy for the mind.’
    • ‘While they were in line, she saw them in a cart, arms around each other, sharing a cotton candy.’
    • ‘I pulled a piece of my cotton candy off, and placed it on my tongue.’
    • ‘When we came back to the cotton candy stand I saw him standing there.’
    • ‘We had gone to the fair and I was hogging down a pillow-sized cotton candy.’
    • ‘The cotton candy clouds had dissipated leaving us with a blank canvas.’
    • ‘After eating his cotton candy Andy suggested we go ride the Ferris wheel.’
    • ‘Like cotton candy, it's sweet and ephemeral, but doesn't offer real satisfaction.’
    • ‘Free cotton candy, apple cider, and all kinds of prizes for us students.’
    • ‘As she stood in line waiting for her cotton candy to be spun, her eyes drifted over to one of the games booths.’
    • ‘From the moment the kids pick up their cotton candy from the red-faced lady at the ringside, they sense they're in for a treat.’
    • ‘I gave him a sarcastic look as he tried to hide the pink cotton candy he was holding.’
    • ‘And candy flavors such as bubble gum and cotton candy are continuing to be popular.’
    • ‘I can't wait until there is a breakfast version of the ice cream cone, buttered popcorn and cotton candy.’
    • ‘The check arrives with a complimentary cone of blue cotton candy, a fitting dessert for dinner at the circus.’
    • ‘Your favorite ice cream flavor is cotton candy and you eat it with rainbow sprinkles.’


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