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soupy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of soupy

  1. 1 filled with or dimmed by fine particles (as of dust or water) in suspension <the soupy skies over the island make a nighttime landing a very risky business> Synonyms beclouded, befogged, brumous, clouded, cloudy, foggy, gauzy, misty, murky, smoggy, hazyRelated Words overcast, rainy, stormy, thick; dirty, miry, mucky, muddy, slimy, slushy, turbid; miasmal, miasmatic, miasmic; smoky (also smokey), smudgy, sooty; filmy, milky, opaqueNear Antonyms bright, clean; clement, fair, sunny, sunshiny; translucent, transparentAntonyms clear, cloudless, limpid, pellucid, unclouded

  2. 2 having an overly soft liquid consistency <soupy ice cream that had been left out on the counter> Synonyms runny, wateryRelated Words flowing, fluent, fluid, liquefied; dilute, diluted, thin, thinned, watered-down, weak, weakened; sloshy, slushy, soggy, waterlogged, wetNear Antonyms ropy (also ropey), syrupy, viscid, viscous; creamy, heavy, thick, thickened, thickish; gelatinous, gluey, glutinous, gooey, gummy, sticky

  3. 3 appealing to the emotions in an obvious and tiresome way <once starred as the virginal ingenue in a string of soupy operettas> Synonyms chocolate-box, cloying, drippy, fruity, gooey, lovey-dovey, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, novelettish, saccharine, sappy, schmaltzy, sentimental, sloppy, slushy, soppy, corny, spoony (or spooney), sticky, sugarcoated, sugary, wetRelated Words dreamy, misty-eyed, moonstruck, moony, nostalgic, starry-eyed; feel-good, fuzzy; melodramatic, soap-operatic, soapy, sudsy; flat, insipid, soft-boiled, tasteless, vapid, watery; cutesy, twee [chiefly British]Near Antonyms unadulterated, unvarnished; antisentimental, cynical, hard-boiled, hard-edged, hardheadedAntonyms unsentimental




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