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starchy

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adjective, \ˈstär-chē\

Simple Definition of starchy

  • : containing, consisting of, or resembling starch

  • : very formal and serious in behavior

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of starchy

starchierstarchiest

  1. 1 :  containing, consisting of, or resembling starch <starchy foods>

  2. 2 :  formal, stiff <a starchy lawyer>

starchily play \-chə-lē\ adverb
starchiness play \-chē-nəs\ noun

Examples of starchy in a sentence

  1. <a starchy and demanding teacher>



1802

First Known Use of starchy

1802


STARCHY Defined for Kids

starchy

play
adjective \ˈstär-chē\

Definition of starchy for Students

starchierstarchiest

  1. :  like or containing starch <A potato is a starchy vegetable.>




Medical Dictionary

starchy

play
adjective \ˈstär-chē\

Medical Definition of starchy

starchier; est

  1. :  containing, consisting of, or resembling starch <starchy foods>





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