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sug·ar·y

 (sho͝og′ə-rē)
adj. sug·ar·i·er, sug·ar·i·est
1. Characterized by or containing sugar: sugary foods.
2. Tasting or looking like sugar.
3. Excessively or cloyingly sweet: sugary compliments; a sugary smile.

sug′ar·i·ness n.

sugary

(ˈʃʊɡərɪ)
adj
1. of, like, or containing sugar
2. (Cookery) containing too much sugar; excessively sweet
3. deceptively pleasant; insincere
ˈsugariness n

sug•ar•y

(ˈʃʊg ə ri)

adj.
1. of, containing, or resembling sugar.
2. sweet; excessively sweet.
3. insincerely agreeable; honeyed.
[1585–95]
sug′ar•i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sugary - containing sugar; "he eats too much sugary food"
sweet - (used of wines) having a high residual sugar content; "sweet dessert wines"
sweet - having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar
nonsweet, sugarless - not containing sugar

sugary

adjective
1. sweet, oversweet, sugared, sickly, too sweet sugary tea
2. sentimental, sloppy (informal), mushy (informal), touching, emotional, romantic, tender, pathetic, nostalgic, tearful, corny (slang), maudlin, simpering, weepy (informal), slushy (informal), mawkish, tear-jerking (informal), drippy (informal), schmaltzy (slang), icky (informal), gushy (informal), soft-hearted, overemotional, dewy-eyed, three-hankie (informal) The programme seemed false and sugary.

sugary

adjective
1. Having or suggesting the taste of sugar:
2. Purposefully contrived to gain favor:
Translations
سُكَّريعاطِفي
cukrovýpřesládlýsladký
sødsødsuppe-
cukros
sykraîurvæminn
duygusalfazla nazikşekerlitatlı

sugary

[ˈʃʊgərɪ] ADJ
1. (= sweet) [food] → dulce; (more technical) → con alto contenido en azúcar; [drink] → azucarado, dulce; [taste] → dulce
2. (pej) (= sentimental) [film, smile, words] → empalagoso; [voice] → meloso

sugary

[ˈʃʊgəri] adjsucré(e)

sugary

adj tastesüß; (= full of sugar)zuckerig; (fig pej) style, music, sentiment etcsüßlich; filmzuckersüß

sugary

[ˈʃugərɪ] adj (food) → zuccherato/a, zuccherino/a (fig) (sentimental) → sdolcinato/a, stucchevole

sugar

(ˈʃugə) noun
the sweet substance that is obtained from sugar-cane, or from the juice of certain other plants, and used in cooking and for sweetening tea, coffee etc. Do you take sugar in your coffee?
verb
to sweeten, cover or sprinkle with sugar.
ˈsugary adjective
1. tasting of sugar, or containing a lot of sugar. sugary foods.
2. too sweet or sentimental. a sugary story.
ˈsugariness noun
ˈsugar-cane noun
a type of tall grass from whose juice sugar is obtained.
ˌsugar-ˈcoated adjective
covered with icing. sugar-coated biscuits.
ˈsugar-free adjective
not containing sugar.
sugar lump
a small cube of sugar used for sweetening tea etc.
sugar tongs
an instrument for lifting sugar lumps. a pair of sugar tongs.
References in classic literature ?
But few thoughts of Pan stirred Ahab's brain, as standing like an iron statue at his accustomed place beside the mizen rigging, with one nostril he unthinkingly snuffed the sugary musk from the Bashee isles (in whose sweet woods mild lovers must be walking), and with the other consciously inhaled the salt breath of the new found sea; that sea in which the hated White Whale must even then be swimming.
The Italian's face instantly changed and assumed an offensively affected, sugary expression, evidently habitual to him when conversing with women.
He always spoke in the same deliberate, well- chiselled, polite way, whether his words were sugary or venomous.
Having taken this little liberty with the Patriarchal person, Mr Pancks further astounded and attracted the Bleeding Hearts by saying in an audible voice, 'Now, you sugary swindler, I mean to have it out with you
02 (ANI) Now, there is one more reason to stay away from sugary drinks, as they result in poorer memory.
High-levels of sugary beverages are long-known to cause obesity and lead to chronic illness, soda consumption is steadily rising among all age groups worldwide.
SUGARY drinks will be banned from hospital canteens, shops and vending machines if trusts fail to take action to reduce sales, NHS England has said.
While consumer groups and micro-enterprises warn that the proposed excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages would raise the price of some sugary products, government data showed that beverage manufacturers reap large profits from the declining cost of sugar.
Some fruits are more sugary than others: banana and oranges are examples of more sugary fruits whereas berries are less sugary.
Summary: High-levels of sugary beverages are long-known to cause obesity and lead to chronic illness
and Christina Bronsing Lazalde | NYT Syndicate THE soda industry won big in Chicago this week when county commissioners voted to scrap the 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks that had been in place for just two months.
In April, NHS England also said sugary drinks will be banned from hospital shops next year unless action is taken to cut their sales.