[ tree-kuh l ]


  1. overly sweet or sentimental
  2. [ BRITISH ] a thick, sticky dark syrup made from partly refined sugar; molasses.

Examples of treacle in a sentence:

  • As much as I appreciate all of this treacle, would you please stop crying so we can get back to the task at hand?
  • My mother always displays an alarming amount of treacle when I visit, crying even though she had just seen me a week ago.