Stodgy Definition

stŏjē
stodgier, stodgiest
adjective
stodgier, stodgiest
Heavy and unpalatable.
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Dull; tedious; uninteresting.
Webster's New World
Heavily built; bulky and slow in movement.
Webster's New World
Stubbornly old-fashioned; narrow and conventional.
Webster's New World
Drab, unfashionable, or unattractive.
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Other Word Forms of Stodgy

Adjective

Base Form:
stodgy
Comparative:
stodgier
Superlative:
stodgiest

Origin of Stodgy

  • Unknown, but possibly from stodge (“to stuff"), from stog, or a blend of stuffy and podgy.

    From Wiktionary

  • From stodge thick filling food from stodge to cram

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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