Pulpy vs Pulpous - What's the difference?

pulpy | pulpous |


As adjectives the difference between pulpy and pulpous

is that pulpy is having the characteristics of pulp while pulpous is pulpy, soft.

pulpy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Having the characteristics of pulp
  • the pulpy texture of overripe fruit
  • Having the characteristics of pulp fiction; thus, having a garish focus on sex and violence
  • a pulpy TV thriller

    Derived terms

    * pulpily * pulpiness

    pulpous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • pulpy, soft
  • * 1927 , Official gazette of the United States Patent Office: Volume 354
  • A method of coating a core in strand form with pulp, which consists in collecting pulpous material from liquid suspension, positioning the core adjacent said material, depositing additional pulpous material on the core