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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.


Similarindigestible


Antonymsdigestible

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.


Synonymsstuffy


Similarconventional


Antonymsunconventional, unconventional









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