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English definition of “pappy”

pappy

adjective uk   /ˈpæp.i/ us  

pappy adjective (FOOD)

describes food that is unpleasantly soft or contains too much water: pappy pastaNot pleasant to eat or drink

pappy adjective (ENTERTAINMENT)

informal disapproving entertaining but with no artistic or educational value: It's just another pappy novel.Informal words for badRubbish and wasteSerious and unpleasantNot of good quality
(Definition of pappy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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