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Definition of "treacly" [trea•cly]

  • Cloyingly sweet or sentimental. (adjective)

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 "treacly" in a sentence
  • "The Anglican Church of Canada immersed in treacly conversation"
  • "The Anglican Church of Canada immersed in treacly conversation « Anglican Samizdat"
  • "He threw back his head, cleared his tight throat sonorously, and began, in tones perhaps best described as treacly, to address the seated company, with an intention also towards the larger audience without."