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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull; (used pejoratively) out of fashion; Heavy and starchy and hard to digest.

Usage examples (36)
  • stodgy food
  • Why is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?
  • "You can find great opportunities in stodgy old-fashioned blue-chip stocks."
  • It is a known quantity, even if it was known as a stodgy company for a while. for more
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