adjective sap·py \ˈsa-pē\

: sad or romantic in a foolish or exaggerated way

: foolish or silly : not thinking clearly or showing good judgment

: full of sap


Full Definition of SAPPY

:  abounding with sap
:  resembling or consisting largely of sapwood
a :  overly sweet or sentimental
b :  lacking in good sense :  silly

Examples of SAPPY

  1. She gets all sappy when she is around babies.
  2. <a sappy letter filled with silly romantic clichés>

First Known Use of SAPPY

12th century

Other Botany Terms

annual, burgeon, chloroplast, nomenclature, succulent, sylvan, xylem


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