stodgy adjective \ˈstä-jē\
: 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
: having a rich filling quality : heavy <stodgy bread>
: moving in a slow plodding way especially as a result of physical bulkiness
: boring, dull <out on a peaceful rather stodgy Sunday boat trip — Edna Ferber>
: 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>
First Known Use of STODGY
Related to STODGY
- arid, colorless, drab, dreary, drudging, dry, dull, dusty, flat, heavy, ho-hum, humdrum, jading, jejune, leaden, mind-numbing, monochromatic, monotonous, numbing, old, pedestrian, ponderous, slow, stale, boring, stuffy, stupid, tame, tedious, tiresome, tiring, uninteresting, wearisome, weary, wearying
- absorbing, engaging, engrossing, gripping, interesting, intriguing, involving, riveting
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