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When I was growing up, my favorite movie was 'Somewhere in Time' with Christopher Reeve, which is a hugely romantic, sappy movie. I couldn't understand it when the guy didn't get the girl or the girl didn't get the guy in love stories. I was definitely a sap.
Scott Michael Foster

Meaning of "sappy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SAPPY

sappy  [ˈsæpɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SAPPY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sappy is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SAPPY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sappy

"Sappy" is a song by the American rock band Nirvana. It was first released as a hidden track on the 1993 AIDS-benefit compilation album No Alternative. At the time the song was credited by the title "Verse Chorus Verse", which happens to be the title of a different Nirvana song. The same song, credited by its actual title of "Sappy", also appears on the Nirvana rarities box set With the Lights Out, released in 2004.

Definition of sappy in the English dictionary

The first definition of sappy in the dictionary is full of sap. Other definition of sappy is full of energy or vitality. Sappy is also silly or fatuous.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SAPPY


chappie
ˈtʃæpɪ
chappy
ˈtʃæpɪ
crappie
ˈkræpɪ
crappy
ˈkræpɪ
flappy
ˈflæpɪ
gappy
ˈɡæpɪ
happy
ˈhæpɪ
happy-clappy
ˈhæpɪˈklæpɪ
lappie
ˈlæpɪ
nappy
ˈnæpɪ
Naskapi
nəˈskæpɪ
pappy
ˈpæpɪ
scrappy
ˈskræpɪ
snappy
ˈsnæpɪ
strappy
ˈstræpɪ
trappy
ˈtræpɪ
unhappy
ʌnˈhæpɪ
yappie
ˈjæpɪ
yappy
ˈjæpɪ
zappy
ˈzæpɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SAPPY

sapped
sapper
sapperment
Sapphic
Sapphic ode
Sapphira
sapphire
sapphired
sapphirine
sapphism
sapphist
Sappho
sappier
sappiest
sappily
sappiness
sapping
sapple
Sapporo
sapraemia

WORDS THAT END LIKE SAPPY

boob happy
choppy
demob-happy
floppy
gippy
guppy
hippy
hoppy
make it snappy
overhappy
peppy
poppy
preppy
puppy
slap-happy
sloppy
trigger-happy
trippy
yuppy
zippy

Synonyms and antonyms of sappy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sappy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SAPPY

Find out the translation of sappy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sappy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sappy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

汁液
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ñoña
570 millions of speakers

English

sappy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

व्यवसायिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أخضر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сочный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sentimental
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

রসাত্মক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

plein de sève
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sappy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

saftig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ばか者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

감성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sappy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đầy sinh lực
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உயிர் சாறுநிறைந்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिडलेला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

özlü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ricco di linfa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

soczysty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

соковитий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

siropos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χυμώδης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sappig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sappy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sappy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sappy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SAPPY»

The term «sappy» is regularly used and occupies the 60.925 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SAPPY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sappy

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8 QUOTES WITH «SAPPY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sappy.
1
Heather Dubrow
Because I am married to a surgeon, I do Botox and I do some fillers. But I truly believe that the best beauty secret is happiness. I know that sounds sappy, but I'm just telling you it comes from the inside and spreads out. The happier and more satisfied you are living your life, the better you will look.
2
Will Estes
I'm into all that sappy stuff - a surprise picnic, nice dinner, or traveling. I'm kind of an old romantic.
3
Scott Michael Foster
When I was growing up, my favorite movie was 'Somewhere in Time' with Christopher Reeve, which is a hugely romantic, sappy movie. I couldn't understand it when the guy didn't get the girl or the girl didn't get the guy in love stories. I was definitely a sap.
4
Dev Patel
The thing is, I am a loving person. I am super sappy when it comes to romance. But I'm not the Antonio Banderas, swashbuckling, Pierce Brosnan, smooth-talking type.
5
Rachel True
Sometimes I wonder why I'm not working at McDonald's and how come I have the life I have. I don't know. But I'm happy that I have these choices. That's kinda sappy, huh? But whatever, acting beats pumping gas.
6
David Foster Wallace
To be willing to sort of die in order to move the reader, somehow. Even now I'm scared about how sappy this'll look in print, saying this.
7
Steven Weber
I know it's sappy, but I bet there's a market for civility and niceness out there that, while probably not as titillating as a junkyard scrap between shirtless adversaries, it'd sure be healthier.
8
Rachel Zoe
The thing that I really look for in people is enthusiasm and excitement and, not to sound really sappy, that fire in their eyes.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SAPPY»

Discover the use of sappy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sappy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Mini Sulk: More Sappy Comics!
The author of the autobiographical classics Clumsy and Unlikely takes a break from books about girls for this humorous short story collection featuring fiction, gags, and autobiography.
Jeffrey Brown, 2005
2
Homo Sappy Ens
Uladzimir Miazenin. Homo sappy Ens Homo sappy Ens BY Uladzimir lVIiaZenin  ...
Uladzimir Miazenin, 2013
3
The English Dialect Dictionary: Being the Complete ...
Cor. (Miss D.) (3) Sc. MONTGOMERIE-FLEIIING Notes on Jam. (1899). (4) "-Lan- 1 (5) Abd. Yc sappy-heided shecpie's hert, Abd. Wkly. Free Press (Jan. 37, 1900). 2. Cotnp. (i) Sap-head, a simpleton, blockhead, fool; (2) -headed, foolish, stupid ...
Joseph Wright, 1904
4
Death at Swaythling Court
Butterfly hurt!” “Oh, yes, Mr.Hubbard pinneddown hisbutterflies in theircase, Sappy.” “Pin through it!Hubbard sleeping. Sappy tiptoe over. Sleeping. Big pin on table.Pinlike this.” The idiot indicated a length ofabouta footwith his hands. “Took pin ...
J. J. Connington, 2014
5
The Scandalous Ecstasies of the Statuesque Sensationalists
I held Sappy's showpants out, he stepped into them, I pulled them up around his trim waist, and I zipped up my Zappy Sappy for the sake of telly decency rules. “ That-a-boy, all zipped up and ready for the big show!” Dr. James pulled over ...
Leith Lachlan Wulf, 2014
6
Punch Or The London Charivari
SAPPY, THE BARRISTER. Tin: name of Sappy is not so well known at the Bar as that of Follett, Pollock, or Kelly ; but if assiduous attendance on the Courts during the whole time of their sitting, and unwearying vigilance at Chambers, entitle a ...
‎1842
7
Documents of the Senate of the State of New York
A.I can state some of them here on a. book ; I have the particulars at home, but I can give you some of them here ; this is the Twelfth street pier, number fifty-four [ reading from memorandum], 12x12 pine sticks, wormy and sappy ; one sappy ...
New York (State). Legislature. Senate, 1876
8
Punch
SAPPY, THE BARRISTER. Tar. name of Sappy is not so well known at the Bar as that of Follett, Pollock, or Kelly ; but if assiduous attendance on the Courts during the whole time of their sitting, and unwearying vigilance at Chambers, entitle a ...
‎1841
9
The American Shorthorn Herd Book
Pride of Sappy 352203 Meadow Queen 156490 Pride of Sappy 352203 Grannitta 106425 Pride of Sappy 352203... Loretta 49931 Pride of Sappy 352203 Water Lily 156494 Pride of Sappy 352203 Lady Mildred 106426 Pride of ...
Lewis Falley Allen, 1916
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The English dialect dictionary, being the complete ...
Of meat: high, tainted. Cf. sappy, 4. ' bed.1 It smells woose nur any seapid mate. W'nr.a _ SAPLESS, adj. Sc. [sa'plas.] Of the weather: Without rain or moisture. dry . Lth. May sapless sped, but left behin'A faultless braird, Luusnstl Sheep-Mad ...
Joseph Wright

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SAPPY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sappy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Computer slips into diva mode to sing sappy '90s ballads
Computers can sing. There's no Mariah Carey of machines just yet. But there is a fully automated machine that can sing like a diva. Martin Backes, a German ... «Engadget, Jul 15»
2
Joe Budden: Meek Mill Is 'Sappy'
Meek's music is too hard for me to look at him with this sappy f**k s**t." | COUPLE CAM: OMEEKA'S BEST INSTAGRAM PHOTOS |. Words of advice from a ... «BET, Jul 15»
3
Lifetime bets you will pay $3.99-a-month to watch sappy movies
Announced earlier this week by A+E Networks, the Lifetime channel has launched a streaming video on demand (SVOD) service called the Lifetime Movie Club. «Digital Trends, Jul 15»
4
Teen Mom OG's Catelynn & Tyler Post Sappy Selfies, Share …
The couple of ten years (!!!) took to Instagram to give fans an update on their planning process, and of course the lovebirds got a little sappy along the way! «OK Magazine, Jun 15»
5
Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs at Café Carlyle
Alan Cumming (center), backed up by musicians Lance Horne, Eleanor Norton, and Chris Jego, performs in Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs at Café Carlyle. «TheaterMania.com, Jun 15»
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Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs – an intimate evening with dirty …
The show, Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, certainly lives up to its name, but not quite in the way that you'd expect at a venue which frequently attracts, well, ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
7
'Bachelorette' host's first novel, 'The Perfect Letter,' is a mass of …
'Bachelorette' host's first novel, 'The Perfect Letter,' is a mass of sappy cliches. New 'Millionaire' host. Rick Rowell / ABC. Chris Harrison, who has won a ... «RedEye Chicago, May 15»
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Will The Walking Dead Fans Really Be Interested in its Sappy Spin …
So what do you think Walking Dead fans? Will a sappy love story with fresh-faced zombies suck you in? Or will you sit this one out and wait for the original series ... «Vanity Fair, May 15»
9
John Oliver Celebrates Mother's Day by Mocking Sappy Ads …
While many of us bestowed our moms with flowers and saccharine greeting cards on Sunday, John Oliver spent it a little more productively. For the Mother's Day ... «Wall Street Journal, May 15»
10
Can the piña colada be saved from syrupy flavors and sappy lyrics?
Much like “getting caught in the rain” (which is usually irritating) or “making love at midnight in the dunes of the Cape” (which is usually a misdemeanor), the piña ... «Washington Post, May 15»

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