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sappy

[ sap-ee ]
/ ˈsæp i /
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adjective, sap·pi·er, sap·pi·est.

abounding in sap, as a plant.
full of vitality and energy.
Slang. silly or foolish.

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Origin of sappy

before 1100; Middle English sapy,Old English sæpig;see sap1, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM sappy

sap·pi·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sappy

sappy
/ (ˈsæpɪ) /

adjective -pier or -piest

(of plants) full of sap
full of energy or vitality
slang silly or fatuous

Derived forms of sappy

sappily, adverbsappiness, noun
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