Definition of pulpy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpʌlpi

adjective (pulpier, pulpiest)

  • 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.



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  • 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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