Definition of “treacly” - English Dictionary

“treacly” in British English

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treaclyadjective

uk /ˈtriː.kəl.i/ /ˈtriː.kli/ us /ˈtriː.kəl.i/ /ˈtriː.kli/ UK

treacly adjective (STICKY)

dark and sticky, like treacle:

He'd coated the shelves with a thick treacly varnish.

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