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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - With honey added; Overly sweet; Having a relatively high resistance to flow.

Usage examples (35)
  • Hiestand: Few surprises from CBS in syrupy Sunday show.
  • "Home from Work" throws a bit of a curve with vocal harmonies that recall syrupy 60s pop.
  • Suddenly, seeking high office, Liddy Dole was described as over-ambitious, chilly and nasty under the "syrupy" Southern accent.
  • I guess it's a sign of progress that CG animation is now criticized for being hyper-kinetic, where it was once branded as "syrupy". for more
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