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1. syrupy

adjective. overly sweet.

Synonyms

  • saccharine
  • sweet
  • cloying

Antonyms

  • hateful
  • soured
  • displeasing
  • dry

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • syrup (English)
  • sirop (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. syrupy

adjective. having a relatively high resistance to flow.

Synonyms

  • thick

Antonyms

  • salty
  • nonadhesive

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • syrup (English)
  • sirop (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. syrupy

adjective. with honey added.

Synonyms

  • honied
  • sugary

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • unmelodious
  • malodorous

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • syrup (English)
  • sirop (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Sentences with syrupy


1. Adjective
Cook the sugar and water over medium heat until it turns dark brown and has a syrupy consistency, about 7 minutes.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Pour about 2/3 of the liquid to another skillet and bring to a boil over high heat until its texture is thick and syrupy.

3. Verb, base form
Reduce the heat to low, and add more water if needed, but just enough to make it syrupy.

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