treacly


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trea·cly

 (trē′klē)
adj.
Cloyingly sweet or sentimental.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.treacly - overly sweettreacly - overly sweet        
sweet - having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar
Translations

treacly

[ˈtriːklɪ] ADJ (= like treacle) → parecido a melaza; (= covered in treacle) → cubierto de melaza

treacly

adj (+er) (lit)sirupartig; (fig) voicehonig- or zuckersüß; song, sentimentschmalzig

treacly

[ˈtriːklɪ] adj (substance) → sciropposo/a (fig) (voice) → melato/a
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