Definition of sobby
2 : of or relating to sobs or weeping : sentimental sad, sobby little stories in the magazines — Metropolitan Magazine endeavor to simulate the Italian style … results in too much that is strenuous, manifestly sobby, and tortured — Saturday Review
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Origin and Etymology of sobby
in sense 1, perhaps alteration (influenced by 1sob) of sop, verb, to soak, saturate + -y; in sense 2, from 2sob + -y
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