stagy

or stage·y

[ stey-jee ]
/ ˈsteɪ dʒi /

adjective, stag·i·er, stag·i·est.

of, relating to, or suggestive of the stage.
theatrical; unnatural.

Nearby words

  1. stagnantly,
  2. stagnate,
  3. stagnation,
  4. stagnation mastitis,
  5. stagnatory,
  6. stagyrite,
  7. stahl,
  8. stahl, georg ernst,
  9. staid,
  10. stain

Origin of stagy

First recorded in 1855–60; stage + -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for stagy

stagy

US stagey

/ (ˈsteɪdʒɪ) /

adjective stagier or stagiest

excessively theatrical or dramatic
Derived Formsstagily, adverbstaginess, noun

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