pulpy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj pulpy like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pulpy Like pulp; consisting of pulp; soft; fleshy; succulent; as, the pulpy covering of a nut; the pulpy substance of a peach or a cherry.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pulpy Like pulp; soft; fleshy; pultaceous; succulent: as, the pulpy covering of a nut; the pulpy substance of a peach or cherry.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Pulpy like pulp: soft
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Usage

In literature:

Very gingerly he took the pulpy sheet between his thumb and forefinger.
"Little Eve Edgarton" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Grandma opened upon him and battered him to a pulpy mass.
"Bunker Bean" by Harry Leon Wilson
Boil Rice in Milk till it be very tender and Pulpy, as when you make Milk Potage.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
My fingers trembled and involuntarily tore a small rent in the pulpy mass.
"Poison Island" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
The skin on her back grows pulpy, soft, and jelly-like.
"A Book of Natural History" by Various
The food you put into your body must be made soft and pulpy before it can burn in your muscles.
"The Child's Day" by Woods Hutchinson
Their food is gum and pulpy fruits.
"Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match" by Francis C. Woodworth
The surface was a pulpy mass intersected by rivulets.
"The Settling of the Sage" by Hal G. Evarts
Perfectly refreshing and cool was the pulpy substance, full of the purest water.
"Hendricks the Hunter" by W.H.G. Kingston
Without loss of time, I enlarged the field of my search, and picked up several large pulpy masses which had once been biscuit.
"Dick Cheveley" by W. H. G. Kingston
They should be dried by the sun in the open air several days before packing, especially berries and pulpy fruits.
"Movement of the International Literary Exchanges, between France and North America from January 1845 to May, 1846" by Various
For the priesthood in Syria is not, as we have said, a peeled, polished, pulpy affair.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
In the spot where the radium death shack had been, was a pulpy mass of livid, smoky light.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
She turned the pocket, and out fell a little mass of almost pulpy paper.
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
Plums and damsons for market should be gathered and sent before they are quite ripe; if soft and pulpy on arrival, they are valueless.
"The Book of Pears and Plums" by Edward Bartrum
The orifice leads into a deep sack lined by pulpy corium, and closed at the bottom.
"A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 1 of 2)" by Charles Darwin
Keats is the only other English poet who had the same sensuous delight in the pulpy juiciness of summer fruit.
"Essays" by Arthur Christopher Benson
Yes to be sure there were many insects and pulpy sedge for thy meat and vegetable.
"The Secrets of a Kuttite" by Edward O. Mousley
They drink too much cold water, and they drink it till they are pulpy.
"Through the Land of the Serb" by Mary Edith Durham
If there was a moon, something might always be seen sliding silently through the grass or leaves and pulpy roots.
"The Weird Sisters, Volume I (of 3)" by Richard Dowling
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In poetry:

Why, if she love him more than me, why then
Let her go with him!—Gone to Italy!
Pursue, says he? Revenge?—Let the corpse crush
The slimy maggot with its pulpy fingers!—
What if I stabbed—
"Within and Without: Part IV: A Dramatic Poem" by George MacDonald
And up and down the ditch, not glad,
But patient, very, did promenade—
Splash, splash, went her small feet!
And baby thought it rare good fun,
Sucking his bit of pulpy bun,
And smelling meadow-sweet.
"The Child-Mother" by George MacDonald

In news:

Most people are probably familiar with Gordon as the writer-director of such low-budget horror classics as "Re- Animator " and "From Beyond," both based on pulpy stories from beloved cult author H.P.
A cinematic reboot for the patron saint of 98-pound weaklings, Conan the Barbarian is both truer to the vision of its character's creator, Robert E Howard, and more satisfyingly pulpy than the 1982 movie incarnation.
Game of Thrones hottie Jason Momoa -- reprising the role that built Arnold Schwarzenegger -- hunts both his dad's killer (Stephen Lang) and the villain's witchy daughter (Rose McGowan) in this pulpy reboot.
In this precarious nest of pulpy fibers, the brown creeper incubates ghostly white eggs.
Sounds intense, and Stone's film is indeed a lurid, pulpy film noir but with an erotic, even dreamlike California beach vibe.
With enough votes and comments, Tom Rahm's Juuie Tek invention will be judged and go into market, making life just a little less pulpy and a lot faster and easier.
'Killer Joe' review: Pulpy , twisted fun.
They wear masks and fight crime far from the pulpy pages of comic books.
Need we point out that this film isn't based on a true story, but a pulpy novel by the same name.
Alova is lightly carbonated and smooth with a subtle taste, unlike the pulpy, highly sweetened formulas found in most traditional aloe vera beverages .
Writer-director Rian Johnson takes a pulpy, noir-y run at a high-concept time-travel plot and hits it out of the park.
But the bad news for melon lovers has been a boon for pigs and fish—they're feasting on the pulpy remains of the fruit-gone-boom.
Pulpy prison yarn lacks conviction.
A creepy, pulpy story of small-town secrets and scientific experiments gone, natch, horribly awry.
As broad as a barn yet as thin as paper, The Watch is a summertime action-comedy that works almost in spite of its overcrowded cast and loose, pulpy spitball of a plot.
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