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sugary

[shoo g-uh-ree] /ˈʃʊg ə ri/
adjective
1.
of, containing, or resembling sugar.
2.
sweet; excessively sweet.
3.
honeyed; cloying; deceitfully agreeable:
sugary words of greeting.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; sugar + -y1
Related forms
sugariness, noun
unsugary, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sugariness

sugary

/ˈʃʊɡərɪ/
adjective
1.
of, like, or containing sugar
2.
containing too much sugar; excessively sweet
3.
deceptively pleasant; insincere
Derived Forms
sugariness, noun
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Word Origin and History for sugariness

sugary

adj.

1590s, from sugar (n.) + -y (2).

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