Synonyms of 'soppy'
foolishly sentimental(British, informal) She loves soppy love stories.
It's a very sentimental play.
corny (slang), ,
a corny old love song
soft (informal), ,
They were wary of him, thinking he was soft in the head.
mawkish, , ,
a sentimental plot with an inevitable mawkish ending
schmaltzy (slang), ,
A schmaltzy weep-along if ever there was one!
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in the sense of corny
unoriginal or oversentimentala corny old love song
in the sense of gushy
in the sense of mawkish
foolishly or embarrassingly sentimentala sentimental plot with an inevitable mawkish ending
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