treacle: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (trē'kul), [key]
- contrived or unrestrained sentimentality: a movie plot of the most shameless treacle.
- molasses, esp. that which is drained from the vats used in sugar refining.
- Also called golden syrup. a mild mixture of molasses, corn syrup, etc., used in cooking or as a table syrup.
- any of various medicinal compounds, formerly used as antidotes for poison.
- treacle (Thesaurus)