Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like pulp; soft; fleshy; pultaceous; succulent: as, the pulpy covering of a nut; the pulpy substance of a peach or cherry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Like pulp; consisting of pulp; soft; fleshy; succulent

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having the characteristics of pulp
  • adjective Having the characteristics of pulp fiction; thus, having a garish focus on sex and violence

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness

Etymologies

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pulp +‎ -y

Examples

  • They're just kind of pulpy, "pulpy" is the wrong word, but they're fast little paperbacks.

    TV Squad

  • They're just kind of pulpy, "pulpy" is the wrong word, but they're fast little paperbacks.

    TV Squad

  • 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.

    Rabid Reads: "World War Z" by Max Brooks

  • 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.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • It's the Terminator , and it's kind of pulpy, and some people think it's past its prime.

    The Terminator as Metaphor for Life

  • It sounds kind of pulpy, from the reviews I've read, which is very much up my alley so to speak.

    Contentious Curmudgeon says … | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • On the plus side, it's the most "pulpy" sounding title of any of the movies, which is a good thing.

    Indiana Jones and the...

  • The imagery was wild, but at the same time, it is not a "pulpy" book at all, so this affected my treatment of it.

    Half-shelling Venus...

  • I was originally headed a more different way, and something far more "pulpy" but am glad I took this route.

    Half-shelling Venus...

  • On the plus side, it's the most "pulpy" sounding title of any of the movies, which is a good thing.

    Archive 2007-09-01

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