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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.
Many people say that for a male person, bric-a-brac hunting is about as robust a business as making doll-clothes, or decorating Japanese pots with decalcomanie butterflies would be, and these people fling mud at the elegant Englishman, Byng, who wrote a book called THE BRIC-A-BRAC HUNTER, and make fun of him for chasing around after what they choose to call "his despicable trifles"; and for "gushing" over these trifles; and for exhibiting his "deep infantile delight" in what they call his "tuppenny collection of beggarly trivialities"; and for beginning his book with a picture of himself seated, in a "sappy, self-complacent attitude, in the midst of his poor little ridiculous bric-a-brac junk shop."
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.
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.
Redsan has been away after he was filmed beating up his producer, Sappy, after his album release.
But if that's the case, why she ends up with the sappy, selfobsessed boy-men she does, is beyond me.
Cruise passengers in Alaska are being invited to "Sappy Hour" at a new treehouse near Denali National Park.
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.
And although the film retains its predecessor's main plot points, the central theme of children not living up to their parents' expectations is displaced here by a sappy outcome of everyone and everything being hunky-dory after all.