- of, relating to, or suggestive of the stage.
- theatrical; unnatural.
Origin of stagy
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Examples from the Web for stagey
That he believes charm, soft words, candlelight, good wine, and stagey entrances will overpower ideas, ideology, and partisanship.Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?
January 13, 2009
Norway is the home of the Ibsenian or stodgy, as distinguished from the stagey, Drama.This Giddy Globe
But no solution presented itself better than the stagey one.
Despair bred an idea in her mind; a mad one, perhaps, a stagey one certainly.
That one authentic story is worth a hundred dramatic tales of stagey heroism.Side Lights
It is a pretty enough aspect up and down the river from the bridge at Maidenhead, but it is stagey and artificial.The Automobilist Abroad
M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
- a variant spelling (in the US) of stagy
- excessively theatrical or dramatic
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