Definition of SYRUP

the state or quality of having an excess of tender feelings (as of love, nostalgia, or compassion) <a television show for toddlers that is nothing more than pure syrup>
Related Words emotion; sentiment; corn, corniness, hokeyness (or hokiness), schmaltz (also schmalz)

Variants of SYRUP

syrup also sirup

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