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sap·py

 (săp′ē)
adj. sap·pi·er, sap·pi·est
1. Slang Excessively sentimental; mawkish.
2. Slang Silly or foolish.
3. Full of sap.

sap′pi·ly adv.
sap′pi·ness n.

sappy

(ˈsæpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
1. (Botany) (of plants) full of sap
2. full of energy or vitality
3. slang silly or fatuous
ˈsappily adv
ˈsappiness n

sap•py

(ˈsæp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
1. abounding in sap.
2. sentimental; mawkish.
3. foolish.
[before 1100]
sap′pi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sappy - ludicrous, foolish; "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
2.sappy - abounding in sap; "sappy maple trees"; "sappy kindling wood"
juicy - full of juice

sappy

adjective
1. Slang. Affectedly or extravagantly emotional:
Translations
imeläsiirappinen

sappy

1 [ˈsæpɪ] ADJ (Bot) → lleno de savia, jugoso

sappy

2 [ˈsæpɪ] ADJ (= foolish) → bobo

sappy

adj
plant etcsaftig, voller Saft; (fig)kraftvoll, voller Energie
(esp US = over-sentimental) play, book, filmrührselig; (inf: = silly, foolish) → einfältig, dämlich
References in classic literature ?
Somewhere a storm was gathering, but only a small cloud had scattered some raindrops lightly, sprinkling the road and the sappy leaves.
The old oak, quite transfigured, spreading out a canopy of sappy dark-green foliage, stood rapt and slightly trembling in the rays of the evening sun.
The safest plan is never to tread on a worm--not even on the last new subaltern from Home, with his buttons hardly out of their tissue paper, and the red of sappy English beef in his cheeks.
The petition had been largely signed; many tearful and eloquent meetings had been held, and a committee of sappy women been appointed to go in deep mourning and wail around the governor, and implore him to be a merciful ass and trample his duty under foot.
Before winter I built a chimney, and shingled the sides of my house, which were already impervious to rain, with imperfect and sappy shingles made of the first slice of the log, whose edges I was obliged to straighten with a plane.
I've never read such a sappy saccharine letter like his.
On Wednesday night, the awardwinning stage and screen actor, singer, best-selling author, presenter, activist and (by many accounts) topdrawer thrower of after-show parties will bring his much-applauded show, Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, to Tyneside, and turn Sage One into "Club Cumming" for the evening.
The sappy love songs, the enticing ads for romantic getaways and the desire to be cherished by a special someone can be intoxicating.
Don't use spring fertiliser as this will give you an unwanted sappy green growth.
It would be so very easy for Aine Minogue's particular brand of traditional Irish music to go awry, to become overly twee and sappy, but there's something about the Irish singer-harpist that keeps that from happening.
The upbeat yet cynical love song "No Matter What I Do" is sincere without being sappy and the ennui-laden album opener "Nothing Left" conveys heartbreak without leaving listeners emotionally bereft.
What starts out as an exploration of grief becomes a web of clichs complete with a horribly obvious MOR soundtrack, trite 'big speeches' and eye-rollingly sappy supernatural visits from Dan.