stodge

verb
\ ˈstäj How to pronounce stodge (audio) \
stodged; stodging

Definition of stodge

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

British
: to stuff full especially with food

stodge

noun

Definition of stodge (Entry 2 of 2)

British
: something or someone stodgy

Examples of stodge in a Sentence

Noun We filled up on stodge at the banquet.
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun In the oven, the zucchini gave enough liquid to finish cooking the rice, and the cream was a more delicate binder than roux, which so frequently turns a gratin into stodge. New York Times, 27 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of stodge

Verb

1674, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stodge

Verb

origin unknown

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“Stodge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stodge. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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