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SAPPY (sappier, sappiest)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does sappy mean? 

SAPPY (adjective)
  The adjective SAPPY has 2 senses:

1. ludicrous, foolish
2. abounding in sap

  Familiarity information: SAPPY used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SAPPY (adjective)


Sense 1sappy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Ludicrous, foolish

Synonyms:

cockamamie; cockamamy; goofy; sappy; silly; wacky; whacky; zany

Context examples:

gave me a cockamamie reason for not going / wore a goofy hat / a silly idea / some wacky plan for selling more books

Similar:

foolish (devoid of good sense or judgment)

Domain usage:

colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)


Sense 2sappy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Abounding in sap

Context examples:

sappy maple trees / sappy kindling wood

Similar:

juicy (full of juice)


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