stagy


stagy

adjective

Definition of STAGY

1
given to or marked by attention-getting behavior suggestive of stage acting <a motivational speaker whose stagy presentations motivate some listeners to head for the nearest exit>
Synonyms dramatic, hammy, histrionic, melodramatic, stagy (or stagey)
Antonyms undramatic
2
having the general quality or effect of a stage performance <the president's and the prime minister's public display of mutual admiration was a little too stagy to be convincing>
Synonyms histrionic, melodramatic, operatic, stagy (or stagey), theatrical (also theatric)
Antonyms undramatic

Variants of STAGY

stagy or stagey

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