October 27, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
syrupy /ˈsirəpi/ adjective
syrupy
/ˈsirəpi/
adjective
Cake topped with a syrupy fruit sauce
Cake topped with a syrupy fruit sauce
Learner's definition of SYRUPY

[more syrupy; most syrupy]

1 : thick and sweet like syrup

  • a syrupy liquid

  • ice cream topped with a syrupy fruit sauce

2 disapproving : too romantic or emotional

  • a syrupy [=sappy] love song

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