Translation of syrupy in Spanish:

syrupy

Pronunciation: /ˈsɜːrəpi; ˈsɪ-; ˈsɪrəpi/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [mixture/consistency] espeso como jarabe
    More example sentences
    • Prepare the glaze: put the confectioner's sugar in a small bowl, and pour in some lemon juice, a little at a time, whisking until the glaze gets to the right consistency, thick and syrupy.
    • The sauce should be reduced to a thick syrupy consistency.
    • Bring to the boil and reduce it to a thin syrupy sauce consistency.
    1.2 (cloying) [voice/smile/music] almibarado
    More example sentences
    • The essay continues in the style of its conception and her sentimental and syrupy excess will have you cringing throughout.
    • Valentine's Day is no longer only about syrupy sentimentality.
    • If it sounds like syrupy sentiment, he's unapologetic.

Definition of syrupy in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

More on syrupy

Nearby words


Translate syrupy

into Italian
Word of the day farrear
vi
to go out partying …
Cultural fact of the day

Guernica is a Basque town destroyed by German bombers fighting on the Nationalist side in the Spanish Civil War in April 1937. Guerra Civil. The world was shocked at the slaughter of civilians. Guernica (Gernika) is the site of the ancient Basque parliament and of the oak tree, the árbol de Guernica, beneath which Spanish kings traditionally swore to uphold Basque privileges or fueros. Pablo Picasso commemorated the destruction of Guernica in his painting of the same name.