cardboardy

cardboardy

(ˈkɑːdˌbɔːdɪ)
adj
like cardboard, esp in stiffness, texture, or taste: it becomes cardboardy if cooked too long.
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Small enough to eat before you realise that they are pretty tasteless with a cardboardy texture.
OXIDATION: Caused by the beer's exposure to oxygen, making beers taste musty, cardboardy or sherryish.
To step out into the garage and see them stacked there, and smell their familiar, musty, cardboardy smell fills me with exhilaration and excitement.
Unfortunately, the healthy fruit factor is spoiled by the tough, chewy cardboardy taste.
The nose was neutral and cardboardy, but I did detect ripe strawberries.
By then, he had already had his first taste of Dickens from a 1920s edition of Oliver Twist, owned by his Uncle Tom: "It had big print, beautiful illustrations and was on that thick cardboardy paper, " he recalls.
By the time the little white vehicle reached the bottom of our hill, a swarm of neighborhood kids had converged--barefoot, climes clutched in hands--to buy their favorite treats: Nutty Buddies, Push-Ups, and those wonderfully squishy vanilla ice cream sandwiches made with slightly cardboardy chocolate cookies.
It was hard to tell whether Marie-Louise Ekman's cardboardy set and glitzy costumes, especially for the female corps, were reflective of her taste or Ek's.
Cardboardy, tough, with synthetic stuff pumped in to make you think you're eating the real thing.
Buy it as fresh you can, not cellophane-wrapped and of indeterminate age, as it can go cardboardy, and no amount of TLC will revive it.