adjective \ˈstā-jē\

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


Full Definition of STAGY

:  of or characteristic of the stage; especially :  marked by pretense or artificiality :  theatrical
stag·i·ly \-jə-lē\ adverb
stag·i·ness \-jē-nəs\ noun

Variants of STAGY

stagy or stag·ey

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>

First Known Use of STAGY


Rhymes with STAGY


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