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Adjective: sappy (sappier,sappiest)  sa-pee
  1. Ludicrous, foolish
    "gave me a sappy reason for not going";
    - cockamamie [N. Amer], cockamamy [N. Amer], goofy, silly, wacky, whacky, zany
     
  2. Abounding in sap
    "sappy maple trees"; "sappy kindling wood"
     
  3. [N. Amer] Effusively or insincerely emotional
    "a sappy novel";
    - bathetic, drippy, hokey [N. Amer], maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushy, cutesy, gooey, cheesy

Derived forms: sappier, sappiest

See also: cornball [N. Amer], daft, dumb, emotional, foolish, juicy, lovey-dovey, stupid

Encyclopedia: Sappy