soupy

[ soo-pee ]
/ ˈsu pi /

adjective, soup·i·er, soup·i·est.

resembling soup in consistency: soupy oatmeal.
very thick; dense: a soupy fog.
Informal. overly sentimental; mawkish: soupy love scenes.

Origin of soupy

First recorded in 1870–75; soup + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for soupy

soupy

/ (ˈsuːpɪ) /

adjective soupier or soupiest

having the appearance or consistency of soup
informal, mainly US and Canadian emotional or sentimental
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Word Origin and History for soupy

soupy


adj.

"like soup; wet," 1828 (noted then as a Yorkshire word), from soup (n.) + -y (2). Related: Soupiness.

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