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pasty

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noun pas·ty \ˈpa-stē\

Definition of pasty

plural

pasties

  1. 1 :  a meat pie

  2. 2 :  turnover 4

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 \ˈpā-stē\

Definition of pasty

pastier

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pastiest

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

pastiness

play \ˈpā-stē-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?

1607

First Known Use of pasty

1607


PASTY Defined for English Language Learners

pasty

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noun

Definition of pasty for English Language Learners

  • : a small pie that usually contains meat

pasty

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adjective

Definition of pasty for English Language Learners

  • : resembling paste

  • : pale and unhealthy in appearance



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