pasty


1pas·ty

noun \ˈpas-tē\

: a small pie that usually contains meat

plural pasties

Full Definition of PASTY

1
:  a meat pie
2
:  turnover 5

Origin of PASTY

Middle English pastee, from Anglo-French pasté, from paste dough, paste
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with PASTY

2pasty

adjective \ˈpās-tē\

: resembling paste

: pale and unhealthy in appearance

past·i·erpast·i·est

Full Definition of PASTY

:  resembling paste; especially :  pallid and unhealthy in appearance
past·i·ness \-nəs\ noun

Examples of PASTY

  1. The mixture has a pasty consistency.
  2. She has a pasty complexion.
  3. You look a little pasty. Are you feeling OK?

First Known Use of PASTY

1659

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: pasty–faced
Previous Word in the Dictionary: pasture thistle
All Words Near: pasty

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up pasty? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More