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[adj] abounding in sap; "sappy maple trees"; "sappy kindling wood"
[adj] (informal terms) "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books"


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\Sap"py\, a. [Compar. {Sappier}; superl. {Sappiest}.] [From 1st {Sap}.]
1. Abounding with sap; full of sap; juicy; succulent.
2. Hence, young, not firm; weak, feeble. When he had passed this weak and sappy age. --Hayward.
3. Weak in intellect. [Low]
4. (Bot.) Abounding in sap; resembling, or consisting largely of, sapwood.
\Sap"py\, a. [Written also {sapy}.] [Cf. L. sapere to taste.] Musty; tainted. [Obs.]

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