1Very pale or white, as if coated with sugar. Now historical (rare after 16th century).
2 rare Very sweet or pleasant; honeyed.
Frequently implying insincerity, glibness, or ulterior motive.
3 literal Encrusted with candied sugar.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Nashe (d. c1601), writer. From sugar candy + -ed.