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sappy

[ sap-ee ]
/ 藞s忙p i /
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adjective, sap路pi路er, sap路pi路est.
abounding in sap, as a plant.
full of vitality and energy.
Slang. silly or foolish.
Slang. overly sentimental: It鈥檚 one of those sappy romantic ballads.
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Origin of sappy

First recorded before 1100; Middle English sapy, Old English s忙pig; see sap1, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM sappy

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

sappy
/ (藞s忙p瑟) /

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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