starchy


starchy

adjective \ˈstär-chē\

: containing, consisting of, or resembling starch

: very formal and serious in behavior

starch·i·erstarch·i·est

Full Definition of STARCHY

1
:  containing, consisting of, or resembling starch <starchy foods>
2
:  formal, stiff <a starchy lawyer>
starch·i·ly \-chə-lē\ adverb
starch·i·ness \-chē-nəs\ noun

Examples of STARCHY

  1. <a starchy and demanding teacher>

First Known Use of STARCHY

1802

starchy

adjective \ˈstär-chē\   (Medical Dictionary)
starch·i·erstarch·i·est

Medical Definition of STARCHY

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

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