soppy


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sop·py

 (sŏp′ē)
adj. sop·pi·er, sop·pi·est
1. Soaked; sopping.
2. Rainy.
3. Sentimental; maudlin.

soppy

(ˈsɒpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
1. wet or soggy
2. informal Brit silly or sentimental
ˈsoppily adv
ˈsoppiness n

sop•py

(ˈsɒp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
1. soaked or drenched.
2. rainy.
3. excessively sentimental; mawkish.
[1605–15]
sop′pi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.soppy - wet through and through; thoroughly wet; "stood at the door drenched (or soaked) by the rain"; "the speaker's sodden collar"; "soppy clothes"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"
2.soppy - effusively or insincerely emotionalsoppy - effusively or insincerely emotional; "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"

soppy

adjective (Brit. informal) sentimental, corny (slang), slushy (informal), soft (informal), silly, daft (informal), weepy (informal), mawkish, drippy (informal), lovey-dovey, schmaltzy (slang), icky (informal), gushy (informal), overemotional, three-hankie (informal) She loves soppy love stories.

soppy

adjective
1. Covered with or full of liquid:
2. Affectedly or extravagantly emotional:
Translations
sladký
drivende sentimental
siirappinen
sentimentalan
いやにセンチメンタルな
감상적인
sentimental
มีอารมณ์อ่อนไหวมากเกินไป
ủy mị

soppy

[ˈsɒpɪ] ADJ (soppier (compar) (soppiest (superl)))
1. (= mushy) → sentimentaloide
2. (= foolish) → bobo, tonto

soppy

[ˈsɒpi] adj (British) [person,] → fleur bleue inv; [film, book, music] → à l'eau de rose

soppy

adj (Brit inf) (= sentimental) book, songschmalzig (inf); personsentimental; lookschmachtend; (= effeminate)weibisch

soppy

[ˈsɒpɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (Brit) (fam) (sentimental) → sdolcinato/a; (silly) → sciocco/a

soppy

عَاطِفِيّ sladký drivende sentimental rührselig σαχλός sensiblero, sentimentaloide siirappinen mélo sentimentalan svenevole いやにセンチメンタルな 감상적인 sentimenteel søkkvåt ckliwy piegas слезливый sentimental มีอารมณ์อ่อนไหวมากเกินไป aşırı duygusal ủy mị 多愁善感的
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