Definition of Pulpy

1. Adjective. Like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness.

Exact synonyms: Squashy
Similar to: Nonwoody
Derivative terms: Pulp, Pulpiness

Definition of Pulpy

1. 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.

Definition of Pulpy

1. Adjective. Having the characteristics of pulp ¹

2. Adjective. Having the characteristics of pulp fiction; thus, having a garish focus on sex and violence ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pulpy

1. resembling pulp [adj PULPIER, PULPIEST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulpy

pulpitish
pulpitry
pulpits
pulpitum
pulpitums
pulpless
pulplike
pulpmill
pulpmills
pulpotomies
pulpotomy
pulpous
pulps
pulpwood
pulpwoods
pulque
pulques
puls
pulsant
pulsar
pulsarlike
pulsars
pulsatance
pulsatances
pulsate
pulsated
pulsates
pulsatile
pulsatility

Literary usage of Pulpy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Morbid Anatomy of Some of the Most Important Parts of the Human Body by Matthew Baillie (1812)
"Testicle enlarged and pulpy. The testicle is sometimes much enlarged, and converted into an uniform, pulpy matter, in which its natural structure is ..."

2. A Treatise on Surgery by Timothy Holmes (1875)
"The synovial membrane becomes more or less thickened in all cases of pulpy de- chronic synovitis, but this thickening disappears in the course of time, ..."

3. The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women (1912)
"The He got up painfully, wondering to what suspense was agony. extent the wet grass had left its green " He came down in the pulpy ground squarely, ..."

4. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1856)
"During the manufacture of the paper, when in a pulpy state, the characters or letters which indicate the denomination of the bill, whether " five," " ten," ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1836)
"... occasionally mistaken for Pulmonary Apoplexy, and on the origin of the" Soft pulpy Tubercle" of Bailie. ..."

6. Clinical lectures on the principles and practice of medicine by John Hughes Bennett (1867)
"Some tumors of this kind are so soft, as to be pulpy in their ... Fibre cells and fibres from the pulpy interior of a polypus removed by Mr. Syme. Ki','. ..."

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