n. sweet delicacy; a confection
If the world were seeking a real-life Willy Wonka, it would have struggled to get closer than Michele Ferrero, the confectioner who seduced millions with his genius for mass-market chocolatey sweetmeats and yet remained an enigmatic recluse.
Sentence in Classic:
Above all things did Tientietnikov take it into his head that, when conversing with his superiors, Lienitsin became, of the moment, a stick of luscious sweetmeat, but that, when conversing with his inferiors, he approximated more to a vinegar cruet.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Their toilet finished, they descended; the carriage awaited them at the door, filled with sweetmeats and bouquets.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context