Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the comments in today's Daily Telegraph echo my own sentiments’
view, point of view, way of thinking, feeling, attitude, thought, opinion, belief, idea
2‘overpowered by an intense sentiment of horror, I leapt up’
3‘many of the appeals rely on treacly sentiment’
sentimentality, mawkishness, over-sentimentality, emotionalism, overemotionalism, sentimentalism
emotion, sensibility, finer feelings, tender feelings, tenderness, softness, soft-heartedness, tender-heartedness
informal schmaltz, mush, slush, sob stuff, slushiness, sloppiness, slop, goo, corn, corniness, hokum, cheese
British informal soppiness
North American informal sappiness, hokeyness
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