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adj. past·i·er, past·i·est
1. Resembling paste in consistency.
2. Having a pale lifeless appearance; pallid: an unhealthy, pasty complexion.
n. pl. pas·ties Chiefly Michigan & Wisconsin
A pie or turnover, especially one with a savory filling including seasoned meat, fish, or vegetables.
[Middle English pastey, from Old French paste, from Vulgar Latin *pastātum, from Late Latin pasta, paste; see paste1.]
adj, pastier or pastiest
1. of or like the colour, texture, etc, of paste
2. (esp of the complexion) pale or unhealthy-looking
n, pl pasties
(Clothing & Fashion) either one of a pair of small round coverings for the nipples used by striptease dancers
n, pl pasties
(Cookery) a round of pastry folded over a filling of meat, vegetables, etc: Cornish pasty.
[C13: from Old French pastée, from Late Latin pasta dough]
adj. past•i•er, past•i•est, adj.
1. of or like paste, as in texture or color: a pasty complexion.n.
2. pasties, a pair of small, cuplike coverings for a woman's nipples, used by dancers, nude models, etc.
n., pl. -ties. Chiefly Brit.
a small pie filled with meat.
[1250–1300; Middle English pastee < Middle French. See pâté]
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|Noun||1.||pasty - small meat pie or turnover |
Cornish pasty - meat pie with filling of meat and vegetables
meat pie - pie made with meat or fowl enclosed in pastry or covered with pastry or biscuit dough
pork pie - small pie filled with minced seasoned pork
|2.||pasty - (usually used in the plural) one of a pair of adhesive patches worn to cover the nipples of exotic dancers and striptease performers|
patch - a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole
|Adj.||1.||pasty - resembling paste in color; pallid; "he looked pasty and red-eyed"; "a complexion that had been pastelike was now chalky white"|
|2.||pasty - having the sticky properties of an adhesive|
adhesive - tending to adhere