What does stodgy mean?

Definitions for stodgyˈstɒdʒ i

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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)


Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stodgy

    stoj′i, adj. heavy, lumpy: ill put together: indigestible.—v.t. Stodge, to stuff, cram.—n. Stodg′iness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stodgy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stodgy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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