soppy

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English

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Etymology

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sop +‎ y

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Adjective

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soppy (comparative soppier, superlative soppiest)

  1. Very wet; sodden, soaked.
  2. (figurative) Overly sentimental, maudlin, schmaltzy.
    • 1920, F. Scott Fitzgerald, chapter 4, in This Side of Paradise, volume 1:
      " [] It's unfortunate, if I happen to look like what pleased some soppy old Greek sculptor, but I assure you that if it weren't for my face I'd be a quiet nun in the convent without"—then she broke into a run and her raised voice floated back to him as he followed—"my precious babies, which I must go back and see."

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