(comparative more researchy, superlative most researchy)
- (nonstandard, colloquial, humorous) Characterized by research, especially the serious investigation of a subject.
- Michelle's new job is researchy.
- (nonstandard, colloquial, pejorative) Having little or no known practical application.
- The committee agreed that the project had merit, but was too researchy and should have lower priority than more practical projects.
research + -y