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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!'
Increasing the cost of sugary snacks could be more effective at tackling obesity than the tax on sugary drinks, researchers say.
While the sugar levy has targeted consumption of sugary drinks in the UK, snacks including biscuits and sweets make up more free sugar and energy intake.
[USA], Aug 31 (ANI): Teenagers, aged between 11 and 18, drink almost a bathtub full of sugary drinks on average a year, claim researchers.
The UAE will levy a tax of 50 per cent on sugary products -- any product with added sugar or other sweeteners, whether in form of a liquid, concentrate, powders, extracts or any product that may be converted into a drink -- from January 1, 2020.
FRUIT JUICES AND SUGARY DRINKS INCREASE CANCER RISK, SAYS STUDY DRINKING around one can of sugary drink or 100% fruit juice per day could increase risk of cancer, research suggests.
The results showed that, average, people consumed 92.9ml per day of sugary drinks or 100% fruit juice, which contains naturallyoccurring sugar.
ISLAMABAD -- A new observational study finds a link between the consumption of sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, and the risk of cancer.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings from a new study suggest that limiting sugary drinks might contribute to a reduction in cancer cases, say researchers.