Definition of sugar apple in US English:

sugar apple


  • another term for sweetsop
    • ‘Each fruit blooms in its own season - cherries, pineapples, guavas, mangoes, sugar apples - filling the air with magical sweet scents of flowering plants getting ready to bring forth their bounty.’
    • ‘On the day we landed, we found two fruits for us to use as food, lychees and annonas, more commonly known as sugar apples.’
    • ‘I grabbed a couple of sugar apples for breakfast.’
    • ‘Local Carribean fruits include ackees, plums, guavas, sugar apples, and anything preserved by the Trinis.’
    • ‘The 13 kinds of fruit are sugar apples, pineapples, papayas, star fruits, mangoes, guavas, bell fruits, grapefruits, coconuts, loquats, plums, peaches and persimmons.’