- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||lacking imagination, liveliness, or interest; dull; colorless.
She thought her mother's clothes were stodgy.
- avant-garde, interesting, lively
- similar words:
||lacking the ability or inclination to act informally or to find humor or enjoyment in things that others might; stuffy; prim.
He didn't share his wife's stodgy attitude toward nightclubs.
||heavy and filling, as food.
||stodgily (adv.), stodginess (n.)