adjective, starch·i·er, starch·i·est.
Words nearby starchy
OTHER WORDS FROM starchystarch·i·ly, adverbstarch·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for starchy
There are many versions of potato pancakes, and many ways to dress the starchy discs up or down.
These men and women eat badly: cheap, starchy food; low-end meat; rarely any fresh fruit and vegetables.
It is the perfect, easy, healthy meal and almost any vegetable or starchy sides will work well with it.
Something that said, "Hey, I'm not just a starchy side dish, I'm a recipe in my own right, and I demand some respect!"
Most starchy foods, such as cereals and potatoes and unripe fruit must, of course, be cooked in order to be made fit to eat.How to Live|Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
The pancreas of the calf is not active on starchy materials.
Cassava, manioca, tapioca, and sago are starchy materials in granular form.Foods and Household Management|Helen Kinne
Of or like starch; consisting of or abounding in starch; starchy.
At first our wealth of food came with surprise and delight to us, for, in the absence of sweet or starchy foods, man craves fat.My Attainment of the Pole|Frederick A. Cook