[ UK /tɹˈiːkli/ ]
  1. overly sweet
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use treacly In A Sentence

  • The strings add a treacly overbearingness to something that wasn't very fun to begin with - I know they were trying to be Queen a la "Bohemian Rhapsody", but couldn't even get close to Paul McCartney's "Back Seat of My Car" in terms of rock opera. Skydiving naked from an aeroplane
  • Whether it is "Muskrat Love" slurping its way through the loudspeakers at CVS or "My Heart Will Go On" pummeling you as you sit on the runway, or Andrea Bocelli warbling his way through yet another treacly ballad while you're trying to enjoy your osso buco, music that a large number of people despise is constantly assaulting us. Can't Stop the Music? Tell Me About It
  • The film is spoilt by a slightly treacly sentimentality.
  • I know that's heresy, but there is a treacly quality to so much of the talk about King and his dream that it is like an overdose of candy.
  • Traditional, warm bitter can sometimes be too watery while strong lager can be too ‘treacly’ and not adhere to a glass's interior.
  • She brings strength and warmth and grace to what could have been a treacly, self-aware, melancholy role.
  • But there's one more treacly trap: Creating compelling games that drive players to buy expensive new 3-D setups.
  • Yes, they are, and I'm sure power grids endured redlining surges as garbage disposals clean up the treacly detritus en masse.
  • The stout, meanwhile, boiled down until almost syrupy, adds a malty note which works brilliantly with the spicy, treacly gingerbread character of Dan's cake, but would be a little too savoury with a more conventional recipe. How to cook perfect Christmas cake
  • Methodically daubing the treacly floor paint all over the architect's white and grey glaze walls, the waffle-textured bamboo wallpaper, the skylights, the portholes, the glass, bricks and the panora-fenestrals.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy