syrupy

Syrupy things are very, very sweet—probably a little too sweet! A syrupy dessert might make your teeth hurt.

Things that are literally syrupy have the drippy, sticky sweetness of molasses or honey. If something is figuratively syrupy, it's so sentimental that it makes you cringe, like syrupy love songs or syrupy greeting cards. The adjective syrupy comes from syrup, "thick, sweet liquid," from the Arabic sharab, "beverage."

Definitions of syrupy
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adj overly sweet

Synonyms:
cloying, saccharine, treacly
sweet
having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar

adj with honey added

Synonyms:
honeyed, honied
sugary
containing sugar

adj having a relatively high resistance to flow

Synonyms:
viscous
thick
relatively dense in consistency

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