sugarcoat
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈʃʊɡɚˌkoʊt/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈʃʊɡəˌkəʊt/
Verb

sugarcoat (sugarcoats, present participle sugarcoating; past and past participle sugarcoated)

  1. (transitive) To make superficially more attractive; to give a falsely pleasant appearance to.
    • There's no way to sugarcoat the loss of the space shuttle; it was an unmitigated disaster.
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