American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Resembling syrup in taste or consistency.
- adj. Cloyingly sweet or sentimental.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Like syrup, or partaking of its qualities; especially, having the consistency of syrup.
- adj. with honey added
- adj. having a relatively high resistance to flow
- adj. overly sweet
- syrup + -y (Wiktionary)
“All women receive attention on Moroccan streets, but I doubt a Moroccan woman is told in syrupy slick English that she is “very niiiiiice,” or that he “likes your size.””
“Hiestand: Few surprises from CBS in syrupy Sunday show.”
“Sensibility, and the like, which recalled the syrupy sweetness and languid trickle of Laura Matilda's sentimentalities.”
“They just get syrupy, which is a problem in the popsicle world.”
“Home from Work" throws a bit of a curve with vocal harmonies that recall syrupy 60s pop.”
“Suddenly, Liddy Dole turned into the Wicked Witch of the West, over-ambitious, chilly and nasty under the "syrupy" Southern accent.”
“Suddenly, seeking high office, Liddy Dole was described as over-ambitious, chilly and nasty under the "syrupy" Southern accent.”
“I guess it's a sign of progress that CG animation is now criticized for being hyper-kinetic, where it was once branded as "syrupy".”
“Appearance: No head whatsoever; some wisps of white stuff float on top; it poured kind of syrupy-looking; body is caramel colored”
“Dark cherry red color that seems to have a "syrupy" body to it as I swirled it in my glass.”
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