sugary
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (culinary)
a. azucarado
The dentist told me to avoid sugary drinks.El dentista me dijo que evitara las bebidas azucaradas.
b. dulce
Children are constantly being bombarded with ads for sugary and fatty foods.A los niños se los bombardea constantemente con anuncios de alimentos dulces y grasos.
2. (falsely sweet)
a. almibarado
She shook my hand with a sugary smile, but I knew I wasn't welcome.Me estrechó la mano con una sonrisa almibarada, pero yo sabía que no era bienvenida.
b. meloso
"Daddy, can I borrow your car?" she asked in her sugariest voice."Papá, ¿me prestas el auto?" preguntó en su tono más meloso.
3. (overly sentimental)
a. empalagoso
The singer put out an album of sugary songs from old musicals.El cantante sacó un álbum de canciones empalagosas de viejos musicales.
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sugary
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (containing sugar)
a. azucarado(a)
2. (smile, tone)
a. almibarado(a)
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sugary [ˈʃʊɡərɪ]
adjective
1 (sweet) [+food] dulce; (more technical) con alto contenido en azúcar; [+drink] azucarado; dulce; [+taste] dulce
2 (sentimental) [+film, smile, words] empalagoso; [+voice] meloso
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Phrases with "sugary"
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sugary drink
la bebida azucarada
sugary foods
alimentos azucarados
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