adjective (sappier; -est) Date: 12th century 1. abounding with sap 2. resembling or consisting largely of sapwood 3. a. overly sweet or sentimental b. lacking in good sense ; silly

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  • sappy — ► ADJECTIVE (sappier, sappiest) 1) informal, chiefly N. Amer. over sentimental. 2) (of a plant) containing a lot of sap …   English terms dictionary

  • sappy — [sap′ē] adj. sappier, sappiest [ME sapy < OE sæpig] 1. full of sap; juicy 2. [< SAP1, n. 4] Slang foolish; silly sappiness n …   English World dictionary

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  • sappy — [[t]sæ̱pi[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Sappy stems or leaves contain a lot of liquid. Do not overfeed them, as this will encourage soft sappy growth. 2) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone or something as sappy, you think they are foolish. [AM …   English dictionary

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