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sugary

[ shoog-uh-ree ]
/ ˈʃʊg ə ri /
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adjective

of, containing, or resembling sugar.
sweet; excessively sweet.
honeyed; cloying; deceitfully agreeable: sugary words of greeting.

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Origin of sugary

First recorded in 1585–95; sugar + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM sugary

sug·ar·i·ness, nounun·sug·ar·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sugary

sugary
/ (ˈʃʊɡərɪ) /

adjective

of, like, or containing sugar
containing too much sugar; excessively sweet
deceptively pleasant; insincere

Derived forms of sugary

sugariness, noun
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