sirupy

[sir-uh-pee, sur-]
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adjective


Nearby words

  1. sironize,
  2. siroset,
  3. sirrah,
  4. sirree,
  5. sirup,
  6. sirvente,
  7. sis,
  8. sis-boom-bah,
  9. sisal,
  10. sisal hemp

syrupy

or sir·up·y

[sir-uh-pee, sur-]

adjective

having the appearance or quality of syrup; thick or sweet: syrupy coffee.
sentimental or saccharine; mawkish: a syrupy manner; a syrupy poem.

Origin of syrupy

First recorded in 1700–10; syrup + -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for sirupy

syrupy

adjective

(of a liquid) thick or sweet
cloyingly sentimentala syrupy version of the Blue Danube
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