July 29, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
stodgy /ˈstɑːʤi/ adjective
stodgy
/ˈstɑːʤi/
adjective

stodgier; stodgiest

A stodgy old man
A stodgy old man
Learner's definition of STODGY

disapproving

1 a : having very old-fashioned opinions, attitudes, etc.

  • a stodgy old man

b : too plain or dull to be interesting

  • stodgy clothes

2 British, of food : unpleasantly heavy and causing you to feel very full

  • a stodgy meal

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