verb (used with object)
Origin of starch
Examples from the Web for starched
The comfort of stretch wool and jersey were lost in the starched silhouettes.
Her starched calico apron flared out widely over her lank knees across the doorway.Madelon|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
The King, on being told who it was, replied merrily, "I did not much like his starched mouchates."Highways & Byways in Sussex|E.V. Lucas
I see the Widder Bostwick yesterday, she looks as starched up as ever.Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings|Henry Wheeler Shaw
There are too many labored explainings, starched apologies, and painful accountings for this and that.
Starched pieces should not be ironed until the irons are very hot.Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Science in Rural Schools|Ministry of Education Ontario
British Dictionary definitions for starched
Derived Formsstarcher, nounstarchlike, adjective
Word Origin for starch
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Idioms and Phrases with starched
see take the starch out of.