adjective (soupier; -est) Date: 1869 1. having the consistency of soup 2. densely foggy or cloudy 3. overly sentimental

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  • soupy — [so͞o′pē] adj. soupier, soupiest 1. watery like soup 2. Informal a) thick and dank [a soupy fog] b) quite foggy [soupy weather ] ☆ 3. Slang sloppily sentimental; mawkish …   English World dictionary

  • Soupy — Soup y, a. Resembling soup; souplike. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • soupy — ► ADJECTIVE (soupier, soupiest) 1) having the appearance or consistency of soup. 2) informal mawkishly sentimental. DERIVATIVES soupily adverb soupiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • soupy — /sooh pee/, adj., soupier, soupiest. 1. resembling soup in consistency: soupy oatmeal. 2. very thick; dense: a soupy fog. 3. Informal. overly sentimental; mawkish: soupy love scenes. [1870 75; SOUP + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • soupy — [[t]su͟ːpi[/t]] ADJ Soupy things are like soup or look like soup. ...swirling soupy water... The rice is accompanied by a soup or a soupy stew …   English dictionary

  • soupy — UK [ˈsuːpɪ] / US [ˈsupɪ] adjective Word forms soupy : adjective soupy comparative soupier superlative soupiest containing too much liquid …   English dictionary

  • soupy — /ˈsupi/ (say soohpee) adjective 1. reminiscent of the consistency of a thick soup: a soupy fog. 2. excessively sentimental: wallowing in soupy music …   Australian English dictionary

  • soupy — f supi] mod. alcohol intoxicated; drunk and vomiting. □ Then he got sort of soupy and broke up the party. D These young kids tend to get soupy rather than pass out …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • soupy — soup•y [[t]ˈsu pi[/t]] adj. soup•i•er, soup•i•est 1) resembling soup 2) very thick; dense: a soupy fog[/ex] 3) inf overly sentimental • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • soupy — adjective a) resembling soup; creamy b) extravagantly sentimental; slushy …   Wiktionary

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