Examples of syrup in a Sentence
ice cream and chocolate syrup
She poured syrup all over her pancakes.
Recent Examples of syrup from the Web
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Syrups, both real and artificial, skyrocket your drink to meal-like proportions.
To release heat from the liquid outer core, the solid rock in Earth’s mantle moves in slow, convective swirls, like a churning pot of hot syrup.
A dab of aioli, flavored with powdered young pine needles, sits in the middle, and the whole thing is drizzled with sunflower oil and white birch syrup.
Store simple syrup in a closed jar or squirt bottle.
The creamy, beer-like draft coffee is served from a tap and made in a style similar to cocktails using elixirs, local ingredients, simple syrups, bitters, and rim salts and sugars.
Sumner nodded along and let maple syrup pool over his pancakes.
Chef Min Koo Lee, newly arrived from sister restaurant Azie in Media, puts a fresh spin on the menu — even desserts, such as sponge truffle cheesecake with fruit and rose maple syrup.
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Origin and Etymology of syrup
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbathos, gooeyness, lovey-doveyness, mawkishness, mush, mushiness, saccharinity, sappiness, sentimentalism, sloppiness, soppiness, sentimentality (also sirup)
Related Wordsemotion; sentiment; corn, corniness, hokeyness (or hokiness), schmaltz (also schmalz)
Near Antonymscynicism, hardheadedness, hard-heartedness
SYRUP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of syrup for English Language Learners
: a sweet, thick liquid made of sugar and water with flavoring or medicine added to it
: a sweet, thick liquid made from the juice of a fruit or plant
SYRUP Defined for Kids
Definition of syrup for Students
- chocolate syrup
- cough syrup
- maple syrup
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