Definitions for stodgyˈstɒdʒ i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

stodg•yˈstɒdʒ i(adj.)stodg•i•er, stodg•i•est.

  1. dull or uninteresting; boring.

  2. heavy, as food.

  3. stocky; thickset.

  4. unduly formal and traditional.

  5. dull; graceless; inelegant:

    a stodgy business suit.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stodgy(adj)

    heavy and starchy and hard to digest

    "stodgy food"; "a stodgy pudding served up when everyone was already full"

  2. fogyish, moss-grown, mossy, stick-in-the-mud(p), stodgy(adj)

    (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned

    "moss-grown ideas about family life"

  3. stodgy, stuffy(adj)

    excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull

    "why is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?"; "a stodgy dinner party"


  1. stodgy(Adjective)

    having a thick, semi-solid consistency; glutinous; heavy on the stomach.

  2. stodgy(Adjective)

    dull, old-fashioned

    I gave up trying to get that stodgy club to try anything new.

  3. Origin: but possibly from stodge, from stog, or a .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stodgy(adj)


Translations for stodgy

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(of meals etc) consisting of stodge

stodgy food.

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