Simple Definition of stodgy
: having very old-fashioned opinions, attitudes, etc.
: too plain or dull to be interesting
of food : unpleasantly heavy and causing you to feel very full
Full Definition of stodgy
1 : having a rich filling quality : heavy <stodgy bread>
2 : moving in a slow plodding way especially as a result of physical bulkiness
4 : extremely old-fashioned : hidebound <received a pompously Victorian letter from his stodgy father — E. E. S. Montagu>
Examples of stodgy
<the sitcom was offbeat and interesting in its first season, but has since become predictable and stodgy>
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