In truth, the annual New York meeting can be a bit old-fashioned and stodgy.
He is largely viewed as an ill-tempered, stodgy government bureaucrat.
Americans have often flirted with the bonfire, and not just in the stodgy old Salem witch-burning era.
The next move in airline consolidation may bring together a stodgy American brand with a sexy British one.
My first thought was, “Wow, what an incredibly bold purchase for a stodgy auto exec.”
It would have been artificial, and stodgy, too, to call her "your present wife."
Norway is the home of the Ibsenian or stodgy, as distinguished from the stagey, Drama.
Sometimes I hate Alan; he's conventional and stodgy—the funny thing is that he admires Sheila.
But our foggy English climate and stodgy people call for it.
Strange how the Celtic leaven rises in the stodgy composition of British nature!
1823, "of a thick, semi-solid consistency," from stodge "to stuff" (1670s), of unknown origin, perhaps somehow imitative. Meaning "dull, heavy" developed by 1874 from noun sense of stodge applied to food (1825).