- of, relating to, or suggestive of the stage.
- theatrical; unnatural.
Origin of stagy
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Examples from the Web for stagy
He seized Bella and hugged her to his bosom in a most stagy manner.Ruth Fielding Down East
Alice B. Emerson
He told her he loved it twice as well as the stilted, stagy "Anita Adair."We Can't Have Everything
If I detest anything, it is the unconventional, the stagy, the mysterious.The Firefly Of France
Marion Polk Angellotti
The attorney brushed back his mane with a stagy movement of his hand, and turned upon Arkansas.The Walking Delegate
I felt a chill go over me—the whole business was tricky, stagy; of a piece with the highfalutin talk.Plain Mary Smith
Henry Wallace Phillips
- excessively theatrical or dramatic
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