sugary

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adjective sug·ary \ˈshu̇-g(ə-)rē\

Definition of sugary

  1. 1a :  exaggeratedly sweet :  honeyed <his sugary deprecating voice — D. H. Lawrence>b :  cloyingly sweet :  sentimental

  2. 2 :  containing, resembling, or tasting of sugar

Examples of sugary in a sentence

  1. <writes sugary lyrics for singers of country music>

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First Known Use of sugary

1591


SUGARY Defined for English Language Learners

sugary

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adjective sug·ary \ˈshu̇-g(ə-)rē\

Definition of sugary for English Language Learners

  • : tasting like sugar or containing a lot of sugar

  • : showing or expressing a pleasant emotion in a way that seems excessive and false : too sweet


SUGARY Defined for Kids

sugary

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adjective sug·ary \ˈshu̇-gə-rē, ˈshu̇-grē\

Definition of sugary for Students

  1. 1 :  containing a lot of sugar <sugary breakfast cereals>

  2. 2 :  too sweetly sentimental <a sugary song>



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