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sugary

adjective sug·ary \ˈsh-g(ə-)rē\

: tasting like sugar or containing a lot of sugar

: showing or expressing a pleasant emotion in a way that seems excessive and false : too sweet

Full Definition of SUGARY

1
a :  exaggeratedly sweet :  honeyed <his sugary deprecating voice — D. H. Lawrence>
b :  cloyingly sweet :  sentimental
2
:  containing, resembling, or tasting of sugar

Examples of SUGARY

  1. <writes sugary lyrics for singers of country music>

First Known Use of SUGARY

1591

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