Definition of "syrupy" [syrupy]

  • (adjective) Resembling syrup in taste or consistency.
  • (adjective) Cloyingly sweet or sentimental.

Use "syrupy" in a sentence

  • "All women receive attention on Moroccan streets, but I doubt a Moroccan woman is told in syrupy slick English that she is “very niiiiiice,” or that he “likes your size.”"
  • "Hiestand: Few surprises from CBS in syrupy Sunday show."
  • "Sensibility, and the like, which recalled the syrupy sweetness and languid trickle of Laura Matilda's sentimentalities."

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