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sappy

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

sap·pi·ersap·pi·est

Full Definition of SAPPY

1
:  abounding with sap
2
:  resembling or consisting largely of sapwood
3
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

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SAPPIEST Defined for Kids

sappy

adjective sap·py \ˈsa-pē\
sap·pi·ersap·pi·est

Definition of SAPPY for Kids

:  sad or romantic in a foolish or exaggerated way <a sappy story>

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