Meaning of “mawkish” in the English Dictionary

"mawkish" in British English

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mawkishadjective

uk /ˈmɔː.kɪʃ/ us /ˈmɑː.kɪʃ/
mawkishly
adverb uk /ˈmɔː.kɪʃ.li/ us /ˈmɑː.kɪʃ.li/
mawkishness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈmɔː.kɪʃ.nəs/ us /ˈmɑː.kɪʃ.nəs/

(Definition of “mawkish” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)