HyperDic: treacle

English > 2 senses of the word treacle:
NOUNfoodtreacle, golden syrupa pale cane syrup
communicationtreacle, mush, slop, glopwriting or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental
English > treacle: 2 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA pale cane syrup.
Synonymgolden syrup
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broadersyrup, sirupA thick sweet sticky liquid / liquid
Spanishalmíbar, melado, melaza
Adjectivestreaclyoverly sweet
English > treacle: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningWriting or music that is excessively sweet and sentimental.
Synonymsmush, slop, glop
BroadersentimentalismThe excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
Adjectivestreaclyoverly sweet

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