noun see soppy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • soppiness — soppy ► ADJECTIVE (soppier, soppiest) Brit. informal 1) self indulgently sentimental. 2) lacking spirit. DERIVATIVES soppily adverb soppiness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «soaked with water»: from …   English terms dictionary

  • soppiness — noun The state or condition of being soppy; oversentimentality …   Wiktionary

  • soppiness — sop·pi·ness …   English syllables

  • soppiness — ˈsäpēnə̇s, pin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being soppy : wetness …   Useful english dictionary

  • soppy — soppiness, n. /sop ee/, adj., soppier, soppiest. 1. soaked, drenched, or very wet, as ground. 2. rainy, as weather. 3. Brit. Slang. excessively sentimental; mawkish. [1605 15; SOP + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • soppy — adjective (soppier; est) Date: 1631 1. sentimental, mawkish 2. a. soaked through ; saturated b. very wet • soppiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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