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pasty

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noun pas·ty \ˈpas-tē\

Definition of pasty

plural

pasties

  1. 1 :  a meat pie

  2. 2 :  turnover 5

Origin and Etymology of pasty

Middle English pastee, from Anglo-French pasté, from paste dough, paste


First Known Use: 13th century


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pasty

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adjective pas·ty \ˈpās-tē\

Definition of pasty

pastier

pastiest

  1. :  resembling paste; especially :  pallid and unhealthy in appearance

pastiness

play \-nəs\ noun

Examples of pasty in a sentence

  1. The mixture has a pasty consistency.

  2. She has a pasty complexion.

  3. You look a little pasty. Are you feeling OK?

1659

First Known Use of pasty

1659


PASTY Defined for English Language Learners

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pasty

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noun pas·ty \ˈpas-tē\

Definition of pasty for English Language Learners

  • : a small pie that usually contains meat


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pasty

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adjective pas·ty \ˈpās-tē\

Definition of pasty for English Language Learners

  • : resembling paste

  • : pale and unhealthy in appearance



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