Definition of pulpy in English:

pulpy

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Pronunciation: /ˈpʌlpi
 
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adjective (pulpier, pulpiest)

1Resembling or consisting of pulp; mushy: simmer gently until the fruit is very soft and pulpy
More example sentences
  • The spoiled form has a scrawl of a mouth slewed in pulpy damage.
  • The cells of the glands contain bright pink fluid, charged with granules or with globular masses of pinkish pulpy matter.
  • On the roadside, groups of men pry the bean from the pulpy fruit, tossing the shells aside.
Synonyms
mushy, soft, semi-liquid, pappy, slushy, sloppy, spongy, squashy, squelchy, squishy; succulent, juicy
informal gooey, gloopy
British informal squidgy
rare pulpous
2(Of writing) sensationalist and of poor quality; trashy: pulpy detective novels
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  • They're going for a cohesively conceptualized oeuvre: a pulpy sci-fi epic serialized to music.
  • Studying the inky pictures on pulpy pages, the adolescent Kubrick was soon a fan.
  • These pulpy Cold War thrillers seemed altogether too serious at first.

Derivatives

pulpiness

noun
More example sentences
  • Despite being on extremely shaky psychological ground, the pulpiness makes up for it and the ‘non-fiction’ opening and premise is sort of amusing.
  • This tendency towards pulpiness on the part of the chicken seems, they say, to indicate a lesser level of evolution.
  • The show managed to transcend the inherent pulpiness of the premise - something that Wonder Woman couldn't do, and that even a lot of other shows, like Dark Angel, never managed - by giving real substance to its heroine.

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