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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a stuffy manner.

Usage examples (20)
  • Adjective, : a stodgy Victorian novel. ,a stodgy old gentleman. ,a stodgy business suit
  • Damien Martyn played solidly and Jason Gillespie defended stodgily.
  • A smart grammatical turn in the final lines of "Bread and Blood" gives what could be stodgily polemical an extra edge:
  • 'Society,' in the most stodgily colonial, British sense of the word, is predicated on impenetrable, inherited exclusion. for more
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