- resembling soup in consistency: soupy oatmeal.
- very thick; dense: a soupy fog.
- Informal. overly sentimental; mawkish: soupy love scenes.
Origin of soupy
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Examples from the Web for soupy
After cracking the shells, the procedure was to boil and strain the mixture, which gave them a rich, soupy liquid.Trees Worth Knowing
Julia Ellen Rogers
The soupy, saffron-colored fog enshrouded the Viking as she dropped lower and lower.The Golden Amazons of Venus
John Murray Reynolds
The soupy whirling Nile flood washed the decks of the steamers almost from stem to stern.Khartoum Campaign, 1898
With the ship bucking madly in a soupy atmosphere, few Ejectors could be mobilized and only one of them in time.Youth
The initial stages in the freezing of sea-water, when its consistency becomes gluey or soupy.South!
Sir Ernest Shackleton
- 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
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