sugary

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Etymology[edit]

sugar +‎ -y

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃʊɡəɹi/
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Adjective[edit]

sugary (comparative sugarier, superlative sugariest)

  1. Of food, drink, etc, containing or covered with a large amount of sugar.
    Synonym: sugared
  2. Exaggeratedly sweet and pleasant, often to the point of aversion.
    • 1990, Wayne Jancik, The Billboard Book of One-Hit Wonders, →ISBN, page 163:
      Whenever young lovers tied the knot, some wedding guest would inevitably beseech the reception band to play the sugary strains of this song.
  3. (dated) Fond of sweets.

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