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pulpy

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Pronunciation: /ˈpʌlpi
 
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Definition of pulpy in English:

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
succulent, juicy
informal gooey, gloopy
British informal squidgy
rare pulpous
2(Of writing) sensationalist and of poor quality; trashy: pulpy detective novels
More example sentences
  • 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

1
noun
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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