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pasty

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[ pey-stee ]
/ 藞pe瑟 sti /
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adjective, past路i路er, past路i路est.
of or like paste in consistency, texture, color, etc.
noun, plural past路ies.
pasties, a pair of small, cuplike coverings for the nipples of a stripper, nude model, etc.
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Origin of pasty

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1650鈥60 for def. 1; 1950鈥55 for def. 2; paste + -y1 (for def. 1), -y2 (for def. 2)

Other definitions for pasty (2 of 2)

pasty2
[ pas-tee ]
/ 藞p忙s ti /

noun, plural pas路ties.Chiefly British.
a pie filled with game, fish, or the like.

Origin of pasty

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1250鈥1300; Middle English pastee<Middle French. See p芒t茅
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British Dictionary definitions for pasty (1 of 2)

pasty1
/ (藞pe瑟st瑟) /

adjective pastier or pastiest
of or like the colour, texture, etc, of paste
(esp of the complexion) pale or unhealthy-looking
noun plural pasties
either one of a pair of small round coverings for the nipples used by striptease dancers

Derived forms of pasty

pastily, adverbpastiness, noun

British Dictionary definitions for pasty (2 of 2)

pasty2
/ (藞p忙st瑟) /

noun plural pasties
a round of pastry folded over a filling of meat, vegetables, etcCornish pasty

Word Origin for pasty

C13: from Old French past茅e, from Late Latin pasta dough
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