One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Sentimental speech or writing.‘cut the sob stuff and tell me what happened that night’
sentimentality, mawkishness, over-sentimentality, emotionalism, overemotionalism, sentimentalismView synonyms
- ‘‘In any case, the sob stuff dished out on the TV soap operas is a big help as people turn to my music to get their smile back,’ guffaws Patel.’
- ‘Direct a sentimental little picture and all you get is sob stuff.’
- ‘We Indians have uncomplicated programming needs: pray, then shake a leg in the morning, watch sob stuff in the afternoon, and lap up family intrigue in the evening, with more song and dance on the side.’
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