\ ˈsü-pē How to pronounce soupy (audio) \
soupier; soupiest

Definition of soupy

1 : having the consistency of soup
2 : densely foggy or cloudy
3 : overly sentimental

Examples of soupy in a Sentence

The gravy was too soupy. the soupy skies over the island make a nighttime landing a very risky business
Recent Examples on the Web Risotto with wild mushrooms was, one evening, lackluster and too soupy (€26). John Mariani, Forbes, 20 June 2022 Spiral Jetty • Brian Footen waded out from the soupy red water of the Great Salt Lake’s north arm, his boat and bibs crusted in brine, his cockpit filled with foam, a wide toothy grin on his face. Leia Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 10 Apr. 2022 The spatial audio version on Apple Music is a soupy sonic mess. Los Angeles Times, 10 Dec. 2021 Still, the soupy sentimentality of the picture does jar. John Banville, The New Republic, 16 Nov. 2021 The question hung over the seaside track like the soupy fog: Legitimate winnings, or the conclusion of the rinse cycle? Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Nov. 2021 The toxic cloud of water did not come out of a dangerously soupy batch of green water pumped into the treatment plant from Lake Erie., 2 Sep. 2021 While New Orleans residents sweltered in a thick, soupy air that felt hotter than 100 degrees, things were even worse in other parts of southern Louisiana, where damage from the wind and water on Sunday was catastrophic. New York Times, 31 Aug. 2021 For me, the best adobo was not too soupy, ideally reduced until all the liquid is gone and a glaze forms. Sheldon Simeon, Robb Report, 22 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of soupy

1869, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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25 Jun 2022

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“Soupy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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