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Definition of "syrup" []

  • A thick, sweet, sticky liquid, consisting of a sugar base, natural or artificial flavorings, and water. (noun)
  • The juice of a fruit or plant boiled with sugar until thick and sticky. (noun)
  • A concentrated solution of sugar in water, often used as a vehicle for medicine. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "syrup" in a sentence
  • "The picture isn't great (looks like the syrup is all over the place) but Nena and her parents loved the course."
  • "Often, maple syrup is stored in the fridge, so consider this a quick reminder to take it out before you start to bake!"
  • "Maple syrup is used as a sweetener for these blondies, along with some sugar, and gives the bars a rich, deep sweetness."