fulsome


fulsome

adjective

Definition of FULSOME

1
overly or insincerely flattering <the player's fulsome praise for the coach showed just how hard he was trying to be named captain of the team>
Synonyms adulatory, gushing, gushy, hagiographic (also hagiographical), oily, oleaginous, soapy, unctuous
3
causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment <the author perpetuates some truly fulsome stereotypes in her novel>

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