from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Full of sap; juicy.
- adj. Slang Excessively sentimental; mawkish.
- adj. Slang Silly or foolish.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Excessively sweet, emotional, nostalgic; cheesy; mushy. (British equivalent: soppy)
- adj. Having sap or having to do with sap.
- adj. musty; tainted
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Abounding with sap; full of sap; juicy; succulent.
- adj. Hence, young, not firm; weak, feeble.
- adj. Weak in intellect.
- adj. Abounding in sap; resembling, or consisting largely of, sapwood.
- adj. Musty; tainted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Abounding with sap; juicy; succulent.
- Not firm; weak; foolish; silly; sap-headed.
- Softened by putrefaction.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. ludicrous, foolish
- adj. abounding in sap
For two reasons: one, as I mentioned, I wrote this as a way to heal, and the last thing I wanted was to get bogged down in sappy emotion.
The reason I feel sappy is because I am absurdly touched by the invitation, considering my stepbrother and I watched our friendship crumble into nothing when it was systematically assaulted by familial forces.
Tacked on to the scaffolding of the unproduced play, Cap’n Simon Wheeler, The Amateur Detective, this enigmatic, dream-ridden fantasy involves a young man who travels three days on horseback from Kentucky to a small Missouri town with the intention of shooting to death a cousin, who is described as sappy, sentimental, giddy, and thoughtless, to settle a family feud.
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He said he saw at some checkpoints that some members of the Afghan police force had taken the breast plates, the so called sappy plates, out of their body armor and were using it to grill meat on.
It's kevlar on the insides, stop small arms fire, a couple of what are called sappy (ph) plates in the front and back.
There is a vulgar pretentiousness about what we may call the sappy style of work which is very undesirable.
The final resolution of the Walter/puppet relationship struck me as disingenuously facile-I won't reveal whether the film's ending is sad or happy, but let's just split the difference and call it sappy.
Even for a bunch of fundie kids inside our subcultural bubble, the idea of sappy power ballads as a form of teen rebellion seemed hilarious.
When will people smarten up and start demanding a little bit of quality from Hollywood so we don't have to put up with this kind of sappy crap every weekend?
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