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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

Full Definition of starchy

starch·i·erstarch·i·est

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

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

starch·i·ly play \-chə-lē\ adverb
starch·i·ness play \-chē-nəs\ noun

Examples of starchy

  1. <a starchy and demanding teacher>



1802

First Known Use of starchy

1802


Medical Dictionary

starchy

play
adjective \ˈstär-chē\

Medical Definition of starchy

starch·i·erstarch·i·est

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





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