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  • 1 Sappy — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Sappy» Canción de Nirvana álbum No Alternative Publicación 26 de octubre de 1993 …

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  • 2 Sappy — Sap py, a. [Compar. {Sappier}; superl. {Sappiest}.] [From 1st {Sap}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Abounding with sap; full of sap; juicy; succulent. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, young, not firm; weak, feeble. [1913 Webster] When he had passed this weak and… …

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  • 3 Sappy — Sap py, a. [Written also {sapy}.] [Cf. L. sapere to taste.] Musty; tainted. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 Sappy — (mélange du mot sad [triste] et de happy [joyeux]) est un titre du groupe grunge Nirvana, ce morceau de musique est diffusé dans la compile The best of the box sortie en 2006, 12 ans après le suicide de Kurt Cobain, leader du groupe. Portail de… …

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  • 5 sappy — full of sap, Late O.E. sæpig, from sæp (see SAP (Cf. sap) (n.1)). Figurative sense of foolishly sentimental (1660s) may have developed from an intermediate sense of wet, sodden (late 15c.). Earlier, now obs., figurative senses were full of… …

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  • 6 sappy — [adj] foolish, sentimental absurd, balmy, bathetic, crazy*, drippy*, idiotic, illogical, insane, loony*, maudlin, mushy*, preposterous, silly, slushy*, soppy*, sticky*, stupid; concepts 403,542 Ant. realistic, serious …

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  • 7 sappy — ► ADJECTIVE (sappier, sappiest) 1) informal, chiefly N. Amer. over sentimental. 2) (of a plant) containing a lot of sap …

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  • 8 sappy — [sap′ē] adj. sappier, sappiest [ME sapy < OE sæpig] 1. full of sap; juicy 2. [< SAP1, n. 4] Slang foolish; silly sappiness n …

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  • 9 Sappy — For the record label see Sappy Records. Sappy aka Verse Chorus Verse Song by Nirvana from the album No Alternative With the Lights Out Sliver: The Best of the Box Nevermind (deluxe) Released October 26, 1993 …

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  • 10 sappy — [[t]sæ̱pi[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Sappy stems or leaves contain a lot of liquid. Do not overfeed them, as this will encourage soft sappy growth. 2) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone or something as sappy, you think they are foolish. [AM …

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  • 11 Sappy — Recorded in many forms including: Sapey, Sappey, Sappy, Saipy, and Sepey, this is an English surname. It is almost certainly locational, and would seem to derive from either (the Isle of) Sheppey in the county of Kent, or from the twin villages… …

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  • 12 sappy — sap|py [ sæpi ] adjective AMERICAN INFORMAL very emotional in a way that people may find embarrassing or silly: a sappy look on his face a sappy novel/movie …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 sappy — I adj Gullible. He is so sappy I m surprised he hasn t bought the Brooklyn Bridge. 1940s II adj Overly sentimental. I hate those sappy movies where everyone gets married and lives happily ever after. 1940s …

    Historical dictionary of American slang

  • 14 sappy — adjective ˈsæpij a) Excessively sweet, emotional, nostalgic; cheesy; mushy. (British equivalent: soppy) It was a sappy love song, but it reminded them of their first dance. b) Having sap or having to do with sap …

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  • 15 sappy — adj. Sappy is used with these nouns: ↑movie …

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  • 16 sappy — sap|py [ˈsæpi] adj 1.) AmE expressing love and emotions in a way that seems silly British Equivalent: soppy ▪ a sappy song 2.) full of ↑sap (=liquid in a plant) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 sappy — adjective 1 AmE expressing love and emotions in a way that seems silly; soppy (1) BrE: a sappy song 2 full of sap (=liquid in a plant) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 sappy — adjective (sappier; est) Date: 12th century 1. abounding with sap 2. resembling or consisting largely of sapwood 3. a. overly sweet or sentimental b. lacking in good sense ; silly …

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  • 19 sappy — sappiness, n. /sap ee/, adj., sappier, sappiest. 1. abounding in sap, as a plant. 2. full of vitality and energy. 3. Slang. silly or foolish. [bef. 1100; ME sapy, OE saepig; see SAP1, Y1] * * * …

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  • 20 sappy — Synonyms and related words: absurd, apish, asinine, balmy, bathetic, batty, beery, befooled, beguiled, besotted, brainless, budding, buffoonish, callow, cloying, cockeyed, crazy, credulous, daffy, daft, dazed, dewy, dizzy, doting, drippy, dumb,… …

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