Definition of candyman in English:

candyman

noun

North american
informal
  • A person who sells illegal drugs.

    • ‘Some were junkies, prowling the streets, looking for sweets from their candyman.’
    • ‘Almost immediately, a scruffy youth approached me, his unkempt appearance readily identifying him as a candyman.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from candy + man, an earlier sense denoting a ragman who gave toffee in exchange for goods.

Pronunciation:

candyman

/ˈkandēˌman/