\ 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

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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 Add approximate 2 teaspoons of the sweet relish juice (not too soupy). Mary Colurso |, al, "Thanksgiving 2020: Roy Wood Jr. shares his mom’s recipe for deviled eggs," 19 Nov. 2020 After a couple of days, the scientists were able to harvest a soupy fluid rich in coronavirus S-protein pieces. Andrew Zaleski, Popular Mechanics, "So When Will a COVID-19 Vaccine Be Available?," 29 Apr. 2020 There’s something about being cooped up that calls for an abundance of comfort food, and nothing compares to a big bowl of cheesy baked ziti, lemony fusilli, or soupy ramen. Whitney Perry, Glamour, "21 Easy Pasta Recipes to Make Every Day Until Further Notice," 30 Mar. 2020 Cover partially and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender and saucy (but not soupy), for 40 to 50 minutes. Jessica Battliana,, "Countless recipes from your well-stocked pandemic pantry," 18 Mar. 2020 The sloppy joe consistency for this recipe needed to be thick, not soupy. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Super Bowl food: Easy twist on sloppy joes has a horseradish kick," 24 Jan. 2020 As Creole crept into the dialogue for the Louisiana French standard shrimp and grits with Mexican chorizo, the conversation fell apart in a soupy mess. Mike Sutter,, "Review: Julia’s Bistro & Bar proudly plants French and Mexican flags in San Antonio’s Beacon Hill," 9 Jan. 2020 Noodles are customarily cooked and consumed at the end of the meal, by which point the soupy base has taken on a more complex flavor from all of the things that were cooked in it. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Best New Restaurant No. 10: Lao Pot, Madison Heights," 13 Feb. 2020 The soupy gravy was ladled on this dish with too heavy a hand, drowning the fries and quickly turning them to mush. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "This Euro-Asian cafe on Bardstown Road serves stellar fries, a standout on disjointed menu," 8 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of soupy

1869, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Soupy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of soupy

: resembling soup
informal : very foggy or cloudy

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