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English definition of “soppy”

soppy

adjective     /ˈsɒp.i/ US  /ˈsɑː.pi/ informal disapproving
showing or feeling too much of emotions such as love or sympathy , rather than being reasonable or practical : a film with a soppy ending That's one of the soppiest stories I've ever heard ! Some people are really soppy about their pets .Sentimental and over-emotional soppily     /ˈsɒp.ɪ.li/ US  /ˈsɑː.pɪ-/ adverb informal soppiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] informal
(Definition of soppy adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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