Mawk"ish, a. [Orig., maggoty. See Mawk.]

1.

Apt to cause satiety or loathing; nauseous; disgusting.

So sweetly mawkish', and so smoothly dull. Pope.

2.

Easily disgusted; squeamish; sentimentally fastidious.

J. H. Newman.

 

© Webster 1913.

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