- soaked, drenched, or very wet, as ground.
- rainy, as weather.
- British Slang. excessively sentimental; mawkish.
Origin of soppy
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Examples from the Web for soppy
"The cloth's all wet and soppy," said Joel, beginning to twitch at the bandage.The Adventures of Joel Pepper
If you only knew what it meant for Jenny Pearl to be the soppy one.Carnival
Sally wondered why a good-looking boy so often had a soppy one with him.
And she looked at silly old Miss Jubb, and soppy May, and thought how they had no lovers.
The thaw had just set in and the ground was soppy, which was bad luck.From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917
- wet or soggy
- British informal silly or sentimental
Word Origin and History for soppy
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