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soppy

[sop-ee] /ˈsɒp i/
adjective, soppier, soppiest.
1.
soaked, drenched, or very wet, as ground.
2.
rainy, as weather.
3.
British Slang. excessively sentimental; mawkish.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; sop + -y1
Related forms
soppiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for soppy

soppy

/ˈsɒpɪ/
adjective -pier, -piest
1.
wet or soggy
2.
(Brit, informal) silly or sentimental
Derived Forms
soppily, adverb
soppiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for soppy
adj.

"very wet," 1823, from sop + -y (2). Meaning "sentimental" first recorded 1918. Related: Soppiness.

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Slang definitions & phrases for soppy

soppy

adjective

Sentimental; maudlin; mushy, schmaltzy: the soppy story of a rich-boy drop-out (1918+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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