adjective (pulpier, pulpiest)
- 1Resembling or consisting of pulp; mushy: simmer gently until the fruit is very soft and pulpyMore 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.
- 2(Of writing) sensationalist and of poor quality; trashy: pulpy detective novelsMore 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.
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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.