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soupy

[soo-pee] /ˈsu pi/
adjective, soupier, soupiest.
1.
resembling soup in consistency:
soupy oatmeal.
2.
very thick; dense:
a soupy fog.
3.
Informal. overly sentimental; mawkish:
soupy love scenes.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; soup + -y1
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  • 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

soupy

/ˈsuːpɪ/
adjective soupier, soupiest
1.
having the appearance or consistency of soup
2.
(informal, mainly US & Canadian) emotional or sentimental
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Word Origin and History for soupy
adj.

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

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Slang definitions & phrases for soupy

soupy

adjective

soppy (1953+)


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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