adjective, stodg·i·er, stodg·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stodgystodg·i·ly, adverbstodg·i·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for stodgy
Buying Red Hat, a company known for an innovative open-source approach to computing, offered hope that IBM could shake up its stodgy culture and reclaim its reputation as a tech leader.How the Slack/Salesforce deal stacks up to history’s other Big Tech acquisitions|Jeff|December 3, 2020|Fortune
Bereft theatergoers clicked on, but the offerings often look stodgy.With playhouses dark, interactive theater online is lighting things up|Peter Marks|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Apple now pays a quarterly dividend, a step Jobs resisted partly because he associated shareholder payments with stodgy companies that were past their prime.Apple CEO Tim Cook is fulfilling another Steve Jobs vision|Rachel Schallom|August 24, 2020|Fortune
There is none of the usual 'stodginess' of history in his chapters.Fifty Years of Golf|Horace G. Hutchinson
Though her feet and hands were small in the extreme, they could not counteract the effect of that betraying stodginess of figure.Life on the Stage|Clara Morris
If she gave the whole village work, was it too far gone in its unspurred stodginess to be roused to carrying it out?The Shuttle|Frances Hodgson Burnett
But it is this very stodginess that makes it, if you love Wordsworth, the perfect book where there can be only one.The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rgen|Elizabeth von Arnim
In literature we have stodginess in style and decadence in morals, and vers libre, that is to say, no verse at all.Your Negro Neighbor|Benjamin Brawley