soupiness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n soupiness falsely emotional in a maudlin way
    • n soupiness the property of having the thickness of heavy cream
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Usage

In literature:

Stir us to the depths, it will be found that we are poor soupy stuff.
"The Amazing Marriage, Complete" by George Meredith
Soon the liquid will become a soupy gel.
"Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway" by Steve Solomon
Then there were one or two semi-soupy courses thrown in.
"Letters from China and Japan" by John Dewey
They had plunged into very soupy weather with low clouds and some wind.
"A Yankee Flier in Italy" by Rutherford G. Montgomery
Where he broke it, it was oozing a soupy liquid and was full of tiny maggots in a delirium of feasting.
"The Mad Planet" by Murray Leinster
After cracking the shells, the procedure was to boil and strain the mixture, which gave them a rich, soupy liquid.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
It looked most weird and Rembrandtesque in the rich pea-soupy atmosphere, but alas!
"The Tree of Knowledge" by Mrs. Baillie Reynolds
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In news:

Oatmeal's image as soupy mush was in dire need of a makeover.
The soupy August weather is finally gelling into rain.
Campbell's celebrates 50 years of soupy pop art with special Warhol themed soup cans.
Soupy Sales dies at 83.
The pie-in-the-face comic Soupy Sales died in New York Thursday.
One thing you can say about Soupy Sales is that he likes a good creme pie.
Serve lobster with delicious soupy rice.
Last Night's Leftovers: Soupy Scenes Edition.
Long before "Saturday Night Live," "The Daily Show" and David Letter man, there was Soupy Sales -- the hippest show on television.
For those of the Baby Boomer generation, and especially New Yorkers, Soupy Sales -- who died Thursday at 83 -- was the original must-see TV during the late '50s and early '60s.
The show caught on, causing the station to give him a nighttime slot for " Soupy 's On".
But the pie-in-the-face – that was Soupy 's main schtick.
First, a compilation someone did on Soupy 's career (with emphasis on the throwing pies).
If you're of a certain age, it's hard not to think of Soupy Sales and smile.
All that was needed to make the months-long charade of raising the national debt limit complete was a pie in the face of every member of Congress from Soupy Sales.
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