syrupy


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syr·up·y

also sir·up·y  (sĭr′ə-pē, sûr′-)
adj.
1. Resembling syrup in taste or consistency.
2. Cloyingly sweet or sentimental.

syrupy

(ˈsɪrəpɪ)
adj
1. (Cookery) (of a liquid) thick or sweet
2. cloyingly sentimental: a syrupy version of 'The Blue Danube'.

syr•up•y

(ˈsɪr ə pi, ˈsɜr-)

adj.
1. having the appearance or quality of syrup; thick or sweet.
2. sentimental or saccharine.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.syrupy - overly sweetsyrupy - overly sweet        
sweet - having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar
2.syrupy - having a relatively high resistance to flow
thick - relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog"
3.syrupy - with honey added
sugary - containing sugar; "he eats too much sugary food"

syrupy

adjective romantic, emotional, sloppy (informal), touching, tender, pathetic, sentimental, nostalgic, tearful, corny (slang), cheesy (informal), mushy (informal), 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) this syrupy film version of Conroy's novel
Translations
شَرابي، مُتَعَلِّق بالشَّراب
sirupovitý
szirupos
sírópskenndur
sirupovitý
şurup gibi

syrupy

[ˈsɪrəpɪ] ADJ
2. (fig) → sensiblero, almibarado

syrupy

[ˈsɪrəpi] adjsirupeux/euse

syrupy

, (US also) sirupy
adjsirupartig, sirupähnlich; (pej) smile, voicezucker- or honigsüß; (= sentimental) voice, songschmalzig

syrupy

[ˈsɪrəpɪ] adj (also) (fig) → sciropposo/a

syrup

(ˈsirəp) , ((American) ˈsə:-) noun
1. water or the juice of fruits boiled with sugar and made thick and sticky.
2. a purified form of treacle.
ˈsyrupy adjective
of, or like, syrup.
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Bring to the boil, then simmer briskly until reduced and the liquid is almost syrupy.