Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Like pulp; soft; fleshy; pultaceous; succulent: as, the pulpy covering of a nut; the pulpy substance of a peach or cherry.
- adj. Having the characteristics of pulp
- adj. Having the characteristics of pulp fiction; thus, having a garish focus on sex and violence
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Like pulp; consisting of pulp; soft; fleshy; succulent.
- adj. like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
- pulp + -y (Wiktionary)
“They're just kind of pulpy, "pulpy" is the wrong word, but they're fast little paperbacks.”
“When I first heard about this book back in 2007, I assumed in was some kind of pulpy zombie novel mixed in with some Band of Brothers for good measure.”
“It's the Terminator , and it's kind of pulpy, and some people think it's past its prime.”
“It sounds kind of pulpy, from the reviews I've read, which is very much up my alley so to speak.”
“On the plus side, it's the most "pulpy" sounding title of any of the movies, which is a good thing.”
“The imagery was wild, but at the same time, it is not a "pulpy" book at all, so this affected my treatment of it.”
“I was originally headed a more different way, and something far more "pulpy" but am glad I took this route.”
“Sticking with a more "pulpy" cover might keep the book longer on the backlist and keep its sales going longer.”
“One of my friends begged me to observe, the other day, that Claude was "pulpy;" another added the yet more gratifying information that he was "juicy;" and it is now happily discovered that Cuyp is "downy.”
“You're not a super-hero comic reader; you're more the "pulpy" Conan type.”
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