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fulsome

fulsome - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fulsome

Definition
(adj) unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
Synonyms : buttery , oily , oleaginous , smarmy , soapy , unctuous
Example Sentence
  • buttery praise
  • gave him a fulsome introduction
  • an oily sycophantic press agent
  • oleaginous hypocrisy
  • smarmy self-importance
  • the unctuous Uriah Heep
  • soapy compliments

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fulsome

You can FOOL SOME people with excessive and insincere praise..
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by namaskar

usually when you have sex, two people is enough, threesome is more than enough, FULSOME(foursome) is excessive
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by usairforce1985

Focus on the ful portion. Fulsome means excessive to the point where it is too full.
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by nic42991

Fulsome=full+some more ie, it was full,,,bu when some added it becomes disgustingly excessivemore
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by somabrata

"You can FOOL SOME people sometimes, but you can't fool all the people all the time." -- Bob Marley
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by dshefman

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by amol84

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