stagy

or stage·y

[ stey-jee ]
/ ˈsteɪ dʒi /
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adjective, stag·i·er, stag·i·est.

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

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Origin of stagy

First recorded in 1855–60; stage + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM stagy

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British Dictionary definitions for stagy

stagy

US stagey

/ (ˈsteɪdʒɪ) /

adjective stagier or stagiest

excessively theatrical or dramatic

Derived forms of stagy

stagily, adverbstaginess, noun
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