Etymology
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soppy (adj.)

"very wet," 1823, from sop + -y (2). Meaning "sentimental" is attested by 1918. Related: Soppiness.

updated on January 23, 2019

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Definitions of soppy from WordNet

soppy (adj.)
wet through and through; thoroughly wet;
soppy clothes
Synonyms: sodden
soppy (adj.)
effusively or insincerely emotional;
Synonyms: bathetic / drippy / hokey / maudlin / mawkish / kitschy / mushy / schmaltzy / schmalzy / sentimental / sappy / soupy / slushy
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