Definition of Gumdrop

1. Noun. A jellied candy coated with sugar crystals.

Generic synonyms: Candy, Confect
Specialized synonyms: Jujube

Definition of Gumdrop

1. Noun. A small candy made with corn syrup, gelatin and some flavouring oils or powders. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gumdrop

1. a chewy candy [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gumdrop

gumball machine
gumballs
gumbe
gumbo
gumbo-limbo
gumbo limbo
gumbo limbos
gumbo soil
gumboil
gumboils
gumboot
gumboots
gumbos
gumbotil
gumbotils
gumdrop (current term)
gumdrops
gumless
gumlike
gumline
gumlines
gumma
gummas
gummata
gummatous
gummatous abscess
gummatous syphilid
gummatous ulcer
gummed
gummed label

Literary usage of Gumdrop

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1. Daily Paragraph Editing, Grade 2by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Kristen Kunkel by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Kristen Kunkel (2004)
"For example, after reading Clue 1, I know: giant gumdrop = peanut butter cup - 20 ... Compare the two different equations for the giant gumdrop with the two ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1901)
"The following description was taken : Egg.—Somewhat of gumdrop shape, .60 mm. in diameter, wider than high. Many low ribs rising from the base, ..."

3. Dissertations by Mr. Dooley by Finley Peter Dunne (1906)
"He was given a room between a promoter iv Hackensack Meadows an' th' well-known ex-puddler who is goin' to marry Miss Flossie gumdrop iv th' Hot Stuff ..."

4. Space Flight: The First Thirty Years (1993)
"... "Spider," the command module "gumdrop." Schweickart and Scott performed a space- walk, and Schweickart checked out the new Apollo spacesuit, ..."

5. Mark Twain's Library of Humor by Mark Twain (1906)
"The historian Burdett goes on to say that the spectators were so impressed by the solemnity of the occasion that you could have heard a gumdrop. ..."

6. Potter's American Monthly (1881)
"... all the dirt and dust within a radius of eight or ten feet, and become temporarily affixed to the floor by the aid of a forgotten Sunday-school gumdrop. ..."

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