stodgy definition by Webster's New World
stodgy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adjective stodg·i·er, stodg·i·est
- a. Dull, unimaginative, and commonplace.b. Prim or pompous; stuffy: “Why is the middle-class so stodgy—so utterly without a sense of humor!” (Katherine Mansfield). See Synonyms at dull.
- Indigestible and starchy; heavy: stodgy food.
- Solidly built; stocky.
Origin: From stodge, thick filling food, from stodge, to cram.
- stodgˈi·ly adverb
- stodgˈi·ness noun