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stagy

play
adjective \ˈstā-jē\

Simple Definition of stagy

  • : looking or seeming like something from a performance on a stage rather than something natural

Full Definition of stagy

stag·i·erstag·i·est

  1. :  of or characteristic of the stage; especially :  marked by pretense or artificiality :  theatrical

stag·i·ly play \-jə-lē\ adverb
stag·i·ness play \-jē-nəs\ noun

Examples of stagy

  1. an artificial and stagy manner

  2. <a motivational speaker whose stagy presentations motivate some listeners to head for the nearest exit>



1856

First Known Use of stagy

1856

Variants of stagy

or stag·ey

Rhymes with stagy


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