Definition of stodgy
1 : having a rich filling quality : heavy stodgy bread
2 : moving in a slow plodding way especially as a result of physical bulkiness
4 : extremely old-fashioned : hidebound received a pompously Victorian letter from his stodgy father — E. E. S. Montagu
stodgilyplay \ˈstä-jə-lē\ adverb
stodginessplay \ˈstä-jē-nəs\ noun
Examples of stodgy in a sentence
the sitcom was offbeat and interesting in its first season, but has since become predictable and stodgy
First Known Use of stodgy
STODGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stodgy for English Language Learners
: having very old-fashioned opinions, attitudes, etc.
: too plain or dull to be interesting
of food : unpleasantly heavy and causing you to feel very full
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