sop-pier

soppy

[sop-ee]
adjective, soppier, soppiest.
1.
soaked, drenched, or very wet, as ground.
2.
rainy, as weather.
3.
British Slang. excessively sentimental; mawkish.

Origin:
1605–15; sop + -y1

soppiness, noun
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soppy (ˈsɒpɪ)
 
adj , -pier, -piest
1.  wet or soggy
2.  informal (Brit) silly or sentimental
 
'soppily
 
adv
 
'soppiness
 
n

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soppy
"very wet," 1823, from sop; meaning "sentimental" first recorded 1918.
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sopping (wet) definition


and soppy
  1. mod.
    alcohol intoxicated. (See also wet.) : After about six beers, Ralph found himself a little soppy.
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