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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpappap1 /pæp/ noun [uncountable]  1 TCNAMfilms, programmes, books etc that are badly made or badly written, are intended for entertainment only, and have no serious value Hollywood produces a lot of pap.2 DFMD especially British English very soft food that does not have a strong taste, like the food that babies eat Pap smear
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papBiased rubbish, distortions, Tory propaganda, consumer pap, trivia, silly stories - they hadn't changed.Telly snobs will, of course, dismiss the show as lightweight, contrived pap.This was not the rich pap of the commercial world and there was little money in it for the artists.Most of the novel is boring, super-sentimental pap.Many silver pap boats were converted into cream boats by adding a handle and feet.They are making big names for themselves with pap.
pappap2 verb (papped, papping) [transitive] informal  if a famous person is papped, one of the paparazzi takes a photograph of them without asking them, for a newspaper or magazine The singer was papped coming out of a nightclub. Grammar Pap is usually passive.
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