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Adjective: gooey (gooier,gooiest)  goo-ee
Usage: informal
  1. Soft and sticky
    - icky [informal]
     
  2. Effusively or insincerely emotional
    "a gooey novel";
    - bathetic, drippy [informal], hokey [N. Amer, informal], maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy [informal], schmaltzy [informal], schmalzy [informal], sentimental, sappy [informal], soppy [Brit, informal], soupy [informal], slushy [informal], corny [informal], cutesy [informal], cheesy [informal], weepy [informal]

Derived forms: gooier, gooiest

See also: adhesive, cornball [N. Amer, informal], emotional, lovey-dovey [informal]

Encyclopedia: Gooey