What is another word for pulpy?

Pronunciation: [pˈʌlpi] (IPA)

The word "pulpy" generally refers to something having a soft, mushy and fleshy texture or appearance. It can be used to describe certain fruits, vegetables, papers, books and even storytelling techniques. There are several synonyms for the term pulpy, including spongy, pithy, succulent, juicy, meaty or fleshy. Those synonyms can perfectly describe the softness and moisture in a particular object. Other related words that could be used to describe pulpiness include macerated, squishy, mushy, malleable, pulplike, and sappy. It is always better to use a relevant synonym to make your sentences more interesting and meaningful.

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What are the hypernyms for Pulpy?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for pulpy?

The word "pulpy" is often used to describe something that is soft, mushy, or full of pulp. Its antonyms would describe something that is firm, solid, or lacking in pulp. For example, the antonyms for pulpy could include words like solid, dense, tough, hard, or fibrous. These words describe a texture that is opposite to the soft, mushy texture that pulpy implies. Other antonyms for pulpy may include words like crisp, crunchy, or bony, which describe a texture that is dry and brittle, rather than soft and wet. Overall, the antonyms for pulpy describe a variety of textures that are different in texture and consistency, but all have one thing in common: they lack the soft, mushy quality of pulpy.

Usage examples for Pulpy

In another case, of which only a small portion of the lungs was sent to the laboratory, they were completely transformed into a uniformly grayish mass, very soft and pulpy to the touch, and appearing like very soft and moist dough.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
The mouth opening is furnished with lips to open and close it and assist in picking up our food and in sucking up our drink; and, as much of our food is in solid form, and as the stomach can take care only of fluid and pulpy materials, nature has provided a mill in the mouth in the form of two arches, of semicircles, of teeth, which grind against each other and crush the food into a pulp.
"A Handbook of Health"
Woods Hutchinson
Nasmyth raised himself on one elbow, and lifted a red and pulpy hand that hung from the wrist.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

Famous quotes with Pulpy

  • She would have come from Paradise and complained to God that the apple wasn’t a winesap at all, but a great big pulpy Washington Delicious; and after the Ark she would have said that there had not been the animals, the spring rains, and the nice long ocean-voyage the prospectus from the travel agency had led her to expect—and that she had been at not finding on Mount Ararat Prometheus.
    Randall Jarrell
  • It seemed to be a sort of monster, or symbol representing a monster, of a form which only a diseased fancy could conceive. If I say that my somewhat extravagant imagination yielded simultaneous pictures of an octopus, a dragon, and a human caricature, I shall not be unfaithful to the spirit of the thing. A pulpy, tentacled head surmounted a grotesque and scaly body with rudimentary wings; but it was the general outline of the whole which made it most shockingly frightful.
    H. P. Lovecraft

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