Sugar is defined as any of the sweet, soluble, crystalline carbohydrates, or an informal term for sweetheart.
Sugar means to sprinkle with, or sweeten with any of the sweet, soluble, crystalline carbohydrates.(verb)
An example of sugar is to sprinkle a cookie with sugar.
See sugar in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME sucre < OFr < OSp azúcar or OIt zucchero, both < Ar sukkar < Pers šakar < Sans śárkarâ, akin to śarkaraḥ, pebble
See sugar in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English sugre
Origin: , from Old French sukere
Origin: , from Medieval Latin succārum
Origin: , from Old Italian zucchero
Origin: , from Arabic sukkar
Origin: , from Persian shakar
Origin: , from Sanskrit śarkarā, grit, ground sugar.
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