(slang) Excessively sentimental; mawkish.
(slang) Silly or foolish.
Full of sap.
Full of sap; juicy.
(slang) Foolish or silly, often, specif., in an overly sentimental way.
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Origin of sappy
- Compare Latin sapere to taste.