Definition of soppy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsɒpi

adjective (soppier, soppiest)

British informal



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  • Abdul, whom I also mentioned in my last post, has daughters of around three and five, and is soppily in love with both of them; I can't believe he wants them to be killed in any way.
  • Wilde's biting dialogue is the perfect antidote to the sentimentality that a film about love, secrets and betrayal can so rarely avoid, but you'll still find yourself smiling soppily in the darkness.
  • The lovestruck animals immediately gave up their nest-hopping and turned soppily monogamous, becoming doting and inseparable partners.


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  • The spaghetti and cheese soaked up a lot of the soppiness of the sauce, but it was still soupier than it should have been.
  • Warning: when it happens, there will be soppiness.
  • Apologies for the overt soppiness of this tone.


early 19th century (in the sense 'soaked with water'): from sop + -y1.

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