soppy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj soppy effusively or insincerely emotional "a bathetic novel","maudlin expressions of sympathy","mushy effusiveness","a schmaltzy song","sentimental soap operas","slushy poetry"
    • adj soppy wet through and through; thoroughly wet "stood at the door drenched (or soaked) by the rain","the speaker's sodden collar","soppy clothes"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Soppy Soaked or saturated with liquid or moisture; very wet or sloppy. "It [Yarmouth] looked rather spongy and soppy ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • soppy Wet; soaked; abounding in moisture: as, a soppy day.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Soppy sop′i sopped or soaked in liquid.
    • adj Soppy . sop′i, sopped or soaked in liquid.
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Usage

In literature:

At each step had fallen a bit of snow, and close to the door was a space of the bare floor soppy and stained.
"God's Country--And the Woman" by James Oliver Curwood
When she moved her toes she could feel the soppy liquid.
"Pee-wee Harris" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
It was a devilish-looking thing, yellow as a sick orange and soppy with the drip of the wet moss over it.
"The Alaskan" by James Oliver Curwood
How beautiful looms soaking, soppy, smoky London!
"Some Private Views" by James Payn
Might seem to you mere soppy sentiment.
"Far to Seek" by Maud Diver
The elephant, Imogene, was bulked dimly in the first gray of a soppy dawn.
"The Skipper and the Skipped" by Holman Day
She made a soppy rag of me!
"The River and I" by John G. Neihardt
It gets so soppy when it's the least wet.
"Priscilla's Spies" by George A. Birmingham
Michel and old Liz entered, dripping like water-nymphs, and sat down on the soppy bed.
"The Red Man's Revenge" by R.M. Ballantyne
I'm in an abominably lazy mood after my tramp in those soppy plantations.
"Vixen, Volume II." by M. E. Braddon
Vague forms, still and shadowy, of hills and trees, soppy with light, are blue within the blue.
"The Gate of Appreciation" by Carleton Noyes
Phoebe made a hop poultice, but it's awful soppy.
"The Ranch at the Wolverine" by B. M. Bower
Only, don't talk like a soppy ass again, will you?
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
When David Copperfield, Dickens tells us, first caught sight of Yarmouth, it seemed to him to look rather spongy and soppy.
"East Anglia Personal Recollections and Historical Associations" by J. Ewing Ritchie
She had tried to talk to the boys and found them soppy, and herself soppy, and everything soppy.
"Coquette" by Frank Swinnerton
He dropped on hands and toes, and thus crawled as fast as he could over the soppy ground.
"Barclay of the Guides" by Herbert Strang
I'm like a soppy girl.
"Carnival" by Compton Mackenzie
The thaw had just set in and the ground was soppy, which was bad luck.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917" by Philip Gibbs
And I got very soppy and beastly hungry.
"Four Afloat" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Perhaps he was not quite so "soppy" as her friends always declared him to be.
"The Sailor" by J. C. Snaith
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In news:

And by the end of their inaugural campaign, the Timbers Army's flags were a wet, soppy, wound-up mess.
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