noun \ˈpas-tē\

: a small pie that usually contains meat

plural pasties

Full Definition of PASTY

:  a meat pie
:  turnover 5

Origin of PASTY

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

Rhymes with PASTY


adjective \ˈpās-tē\

: resembling paste

: pale and unhealthy in appearance


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



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