or sir·up·y

[sir-uh-pee, sur-]


having the appearance or quality of syrup; thick or sweet: syrupy coffee.
sentimental or saccharine; mawkish: a syrupy manner; a syrupy poem.

Origin of syrupy

First recorded in 1700–10; syrup + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(of a liquid) thick or sweet
cloyingly sentimentala syrupy version of the Blue Danube
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