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soppy

[ sop-ee ]
/ ˈsɒp i /
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adjective, sop·pi·er, sop·pi·est.

soaked, drenched, or very wet, as ground.
rainy, as weather.
British Slang. excessively sentimental; mawkish.

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Origin of soppy

First recorded in 1605–15; sop + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM soppy

sop·pi·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for soppy

soppy
/ (ˈsɒpɪ) /

adjective -pier or -piest

wet or soggy
British informal silly or sentimental

Derived forms of soppy

soppily, adverbsoppiness, noun
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