- full of sap; juicy
Origin of sappy< sap, nounSlang foolish or silly, often, specif., in an overly sentimental way
Origin of sappyMiddle English sapy from Old English sæpig
- Slang Excessively sentimental; mawkish.
- Slang Silly or foolish.
- Full of sap.
(comparative sappier, superlative sappiest)
(comparative more sappy, superlative most sappy)
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Compare Latin sapere to taste.