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[puhl-pee] /ˈpʌl pi/

adjective, pulpier, pulpiest.
pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling ; fleshy or soft.
pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling magazines or books considered ; sensationalistic; trashy.
adjective pulpier, pulpiest
having a soft or soggy consistency

1590s, from pulp (n.) + -y (2). Related: Pulpiness.


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