Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Cloyingly sweet or sentimental.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Composed of or like treacle abounding in treacle; sweet and viscous.

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

  • adjective Like, or composed of, treacle.

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

  • adjective of a liquid thick and sticky
  • adjective consisting of treacle, or cloying sentimental speech

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

  • adjective overly sweet

Etymologies

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treacle +‎ -ly

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