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English adjective: stodgy

1. stodgy heavy and starchy and hard to digest

SamplesStodgy food.
A stodgy pudding served up when everyone was already full.



2. stodgy (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned

SamplesMoss-grown ideas about family life.

Synonymsfogyish, moss-grown, mossy, stick-in-the-mud

Similarunfashionable, unstylish

Antonymsfashionable, stylish

3. stodgy excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull

SamplesWhy is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?.
A stodgy dinner party.



Antonymsunconventional, unconventional

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