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[soo-pee] /ˈsu pi/
adjective, soupier, soupiest.
resembling soup in consistency:
soupy oatmeal.
very thick; dense:
a soupy fog.
Informal. overly sentimental; mawkish:
soupy love scenes.
Origin of soupy
1870-75; soup + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for soupy
  • It's a soupy, creamy street food that's recently entered the realm of haute cuisine.
  • If you create a soupy supper, don't forget crusty bread for soaking up the juices.
  • In order to render this soupy mix flammable, they freeze-dried a sample of it.
  • When the risotto is tender it should look soupy but not watery.
  • Then it turned, and the soupy detritus was sucked out to the sea-leaving only a uniform residue of crushed pieces.
  • While a welcome relief from the heat, the downpour ups the already soupy humidity levels.
  • The two extremes of triumphs and disasters are blending into a soupy middle.
  • Plankton blooms can also occur, damaging the appearance of your pond by making it a soupy, green color.
  • Buildings and other structures can be damaged when their foundations sink into these soupy sands.
  • The liquid from the cooked squash should be enough so that the mixture is slightly soupy.
British Dictionary definitions for soupy


adjective soupier, soupiest
having the appearance or consistency of soup
(informal, mainly US & Canadian) emotional or sentimental
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Word Origin and History for soupy

"like soup; wet," 1828 (noted then as a Yorkshire word), from soup (n.) + -y (2). Related: Soupiness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for soupy

soup to nuts

noun phrase

Start to finish; all of the courses or parts (1950s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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