- of, relating to, or suggestive of the stage.
- theatrical; unnatural.
Origin of stagy
Related Words for stagytheatrical, practical, refined, worldly, mature, stylistic, knowing, disenchanted, experienced, practiced, jaded, smooth, cultivated, disillusioned, seasoned, studied, bored, cool, citified, schooled
Examples from the Web for stagy
Historical Examples of 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