- pulp·i·ly, adverb
- pulp·i·ness, noun
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How to use pulpy in a sentence
We have felt that force against our chests, hearts gone pulpy and bruised, and it has not stopped.My Kids Can't Get Vaccinated Yet, and I'm Barely Keeping It Together | Katie Gutierrez | December 20, 2021 | Time
Eventually, it tends to give up on her attempts to educate others and instead confine her to the lurid pulpy drama portion of its equation by default.Yellowstone is one of TV’s biggest hits. What’s Yellowstone, anyway? | Emily VanDerWerff | November 5, 2021 | Vox
It’s a show about the absurdity of contemporary social life—a bloody, pulpy, twisty, devastatingly funny satire of the overconfident and insufficiently introspective.You Season 3 Is the Best Installment Yet—and a Brilliant Send-Up of Suburbia | Judy Berman | October 17, 2021 | Time
The pulpy thriller “A Walk Among the Tombstones,” from “Out of Sight” screenwriter Scott Frank, called on a particular set of acting skills that Neeson’s action films hadn’t yet required.The surprisingly durable second act of Liam Neeson | Scott Tobias | June 25, 2021 | Washington Post
What ensues is part detective novel, part pulpy romantic tragedy.
The clone saga Orphan Black is pulpy, adrenaline-fueled television at its finest.Why Should You Watch 'Orphan Black'? Tatiana Maslany. | Sujay Kumar | April 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
His pulpy brand of crime fiction will live on not only in paperback form, but also on the silver screen.Elmore Leonard’s Best Movie and TV Adaptations: ‘Out of Sight,’ ‘Get Shorty,’ ‘Justified,’ and More | Marlow Stern | August 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A pulpy perimeter of raw sewage encircled each village, which made walking into the forest to find some privacy an ordeal.Green Snot and Deadly Snakes: Napoleon Chagnon’s Anthropological Battles | Nick Romeo | February 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ramsay doubtless felt the need to make something extraordinary from this pulpy departure point.
The visitor, groping, brushed with his fingers the back of a hand which felt strangely hot and pulpy.Average Jones | Samuel Hopkins Adams
Food is caught between irregular projections on the surface of the molars and crushed to a pulpy mass.A Civic Biology | George William Hunter
Approach them closely, walk under their colossal leaves, avoid their sharp spear-points and touch their soft pulpy stems.Artists and Arabs | Henry Blackburn
The bud is rooted in the branch, and draws its sustenance from the milk of the pulpy cambium layer beneath the bark.A Year in the Fields | John Burroughs
Some effect must have been produced upon the pulpy nerve centres from which they never recovered.A Mortal Antipathy | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
British Dictionary definitions for pulpy
having a soft or soggy consistency
- pulpily, adverb
- pulpiness, noun
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