[ stoj ]
/ stɒdʒ /

verb (used with object), stodged, stodg·ing.

to stuff full, especially with food or drink; gorge.

verb (used without object), stodged, stodg·ing.

to trudge: to stodge along through the mire.


food that is particularly filling.

Origin of stodge

1665–75; origin uncertain; in some senses perhaps blend of stoff (earlier form of stuff) and gorge1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for stodge


/ (stɒdʒ) informal /


heavy filling starchy food
dialect, mainly Southern English baked or steamed pudding
a dull person or subject


to stuff (oneself or another) with food

Word Origin for stodge

C17: perhaps a blend of stuff + podge
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