a) Having the characteristics of pulp

A pulpy TV thriller.

b) Having the characteristics of pulp fiction; thus, having a garish focus on sex and violence

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  • Pulpy — Pulp y, n. Like pulp; consisting of pulp; soft; fleshy; succulent; as, the {pulpy} covering of a nut; the pulpy substance of a peach or a cherry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pulpy — [pul′pē] adj. pulpier, pulpiest of or like pulp: also pulpous pulpily adv. pulpiness n …   English World dictionary

  • pulpy — In the condition of a soft, moist solid. SYN: pulposus. * * * pulpy pəl pē adj, pulp·i·er; pulp·i·est resembling or consisting of pulp <a pulpy mass> * * * pul·py (pulґpe) soft or pultaceous …   Medical dictionary

  • pulpy — [[t]pʌ̱lpi[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is pulpy is soft, smooth, and wet, often because it has been crushed or beaten. The chutney should be a thick, pulpy consistency …   English dictionary

  • pulpy — pulp ► NOUN 1) a soft, wet mass of crushed or pounded material. 2) the soft fleshy part of a fruit. 3) a soft wet mass of fibres derived from rags or wood, used in papermaking. 4) (before another noun ) denoting popular or sensational writing,… …   English terms dictionary

  • pulpy — мягкий pulpy fruit мягкий плод …   English-Russian travelling dictionary

  • pulpy — adjective see pulp I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pulpy — pulpily, adv. pulpiness, n. /pul pee/, adj., pulpier, pulpiest. 1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling pulp; fleshy or soft. 2. pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling magazines or books considered pulp; sensationalistic;… …   Universalium

  • pulpy — Synonyms and related words: baccate, buttery, creamy, dead, dilute, diluted, doughy, edematous, emulsive, fade, flabby, flat, flavorless, fleshy, gruelly, half frozen, half melted, inane, indifferent, insipid, jejune, macerated, masticated,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pulpy — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. smooth, thick, fleshy; see soft 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Yielding easily to pressure or weight; not firm: mushy, pappy1, pulpous, quaggy, soft, spongy, squashy, squishy, yielding. See RESIST …   English dictionary for students

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