icing sugar


icing sugar
N-UNCOUNT
Icing sugar is very fine white sugar that is used for making icing and sweets. [BRIT]
(in AM, usually use confectioners' sugar)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • icing sugar — icing .sugar n [U] BrE very fine light sugar that is mixed with liquid to make icing American Equivalent: powdered sugar …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • icing sugar — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ finely powdered sugar used to make icing …   English terms dictionary

  • icing sugar — icing ,sugar noun uncount BRITISH CONFECTIONER S SUGAR …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • icing sugar — noun finely powdered sugar used to make icing • Hypernyms: ↑powdered sugar * * * noun [noncount] Brit : ↑powdered sugar * * * ˈicing sugar [icing sugar icing sugars] ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Icing sugar — powdered sugar, the main ingredient for icing; confectioner s sugar …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • icing sugar — Australian Slang powdered sugar, the main ingredient for icing; confectioner s sugar …   English dialects glossary

  • icing sugar — noun (U) BrE powdery sugar that is mixed with liquid to make icing; confectioner s sugar AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • icing sugar — UK / US noun [uncountable] British a type of sugar that has been made into a powder and is used to make icing to cover cakes. The American word is confectioner s sugar …   English dictionary

  • icing sugar — n. powdered sugar used for icing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • icing sugar — noun Brit. finely powdered sugar used to make icing …   English new terms dictionary