adjective, stodg·i·er, stodg·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stodgystodg·i·ly, adverbstodg·i·ness, noun
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It was, he says, “a stodgy and old-fashioned discipline” when he entered it in the 1980s.Discovering Underground Labyrinths, Remote Cities, and More of the World’s Lost Places|Nina Strochlic|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I guess I felt it to be stodgy, self-satisfied, maybe a little dull,” he confesses.The Story of How Two of America’s Greatest Anthems Were Made|Ron Hogan|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
My first thought was, “Wow, what an incredibly bold purchase for a stodgy auto exec.”
The mix of small, stodgy businesses and glamorous retailers worked for another decade—until 2009, when the bottom fell out again.Terrapin Stationers, the Most Badass New Stationer|Lauren Sherman|July 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The TV critics largely sided with Conan, now with TBS, because they deem Leno to be a bland and stodgy comic.Is Jay Leno Facing Another NBC Coup in Favor of Jimmy Fallon?|Howard Kurtz|March 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
All were middle-aged, except one young lieutenant, and we were indeed a rather exceptionally un-neurotic and stodgy lot.Psychical Miscellanea|J. Arthur Hill
They're so stodgy and unconvincing and as out-of-date as tunes in music.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.|Charles L. Graves
I tremble to think what his fate might have been if at the last moment some stodgy statesman had been nominated to oppose him.
It's better than stodgy sense: literature is blocked up with that.Paul Kelver|Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome
Your now stiff and stodgy rod is, however, not best suited for bringing him in to the gaff.Chats on Angling|H. V. Hart-Davis