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stagy

adjective
variants: or stagey

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1 given to or marked by attention-getting behavior suggestive of stage acting
  • a motivational speaker whose stagy presentations motivate some listeners to head for the nearest exit

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2 having the general quality or effect of a stage performance
  • the president's and the prime minister's public display of mutual admiration was a little too stagy to be convincing

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The first known use of stagy was in 1856

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“Stagy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stagy. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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