starchy

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adjective \ˈstär-chē\

Definition of starchy

starchier

;

starchiest

  1. 1 :  containing, consisting of, or resembling starch starchy foods

  2. 2 :  formal, stiff a starchy lawyer

starchily

play \-chə-lē\ adverb

starchiness

play \-chē-nəs\ noun

Examples of starchy in a sentence

  1. a starchy and demanding teacher

1633

First Known Use of starchy

1633


STARCHY Defined for English Language Learners

starchy

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adjective \ˈstär-chē\

Definition of starchy for English Language Learners

  • : containing, consisting of, or resembling starch

  • : very formal and serious in behavior


STARCHY Defined for Kids

starchy

play
adjective \ˈstär-chē\

Definition of starchy for Students

starchier

;

starchiest

  1. :  like or containing starch A potato is a starchy vegetable.


Medical Dictionary

starchy

play
adjective \ˈstär-chē\

Medical Definition of starchy

starchier

;

est

  1. :  containing, consisting of, or resembling starch starchy foods



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