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syrupy (adj.)

1707, from syrup + -y. Related: Syrupiness.

updated on January 08, 2014

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Definitions of syrupy from WordNet

syrupy (adj.)
overly sweet;
Synonyms: cloying / saccharine / treacly
syrupy (adj.)
having a relatively high resistance to flow;
Synonyms: viscous
syrupy (adj.)
with honey added;
Synonyms: honeyed / honied
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