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Meaning of mawkish

mawk•ish

Pronunciation: (mô'kish), [key]
— adj.
  1. characterized by sickly sentimentality; weakly emotional; maudlin.
  2. having a mildly sickening flavor; slightly nauseating.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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