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starch·y

 (stär′chē)
adj. starch·i·er, starch·i·est
1.
a. Containing starch.
b. Stiffened with starch.
2. Of or resembling starch.
3. Stiff; formal: "this starchy, old-fashioned hotel room" (Anne Tyler).

starch′i·ly adv.
starch′i·ness n.

starchy

(ˈstɑːtʃɪ)
adj, starchier or starchiest
1. of, relating to, or containing starch: starchy foods.
2. extremely formal, stiff, or conventional: a starchy manner.
3. (Clothing & Fashion) stiffened with starch
ˈstarchily adv
ˈstarchiness n

starch•y

(ˈstɑr tʃi)

adj. starch•i•er, starch•i•est.
1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of starch.
2. containing starch.
3. stiffened with starch.
4. stiff and formal, as in manner.
[1795–1805]
starch′i•ly, adv.
starch′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.starchy - consisting of or containing starch; "starchy foods"
starchless - lacking starch
2.starchy - rigidly formal; "a starchy manner"; "the letter was stiff and formal"; "his prose has a buckram quality"
formal - being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress); "pay one's formal respects"; "formal dress"; "a formal ball"; "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"; "a formal education"

starchy

adjective formal, stiff, stuffy, conventional, precise, prim, punctilious, ceremonious The poses were starchy, the smiles a shade false.

starchy

adjective
So rigidly constrained, formal, or awkward as to lack all grace and spontaneity:
Translations
نَشَوي
škrobovitý
stivelsesholdig
jäykkätärkättytärkkelystärkkelyspitoinen
keményítõ tartalmú
mjölvakenndur
škrobnatý
nişastalı

starchy

[ˈstɑːtʃɪ] ADJ (starchier (compar) (starchiest (superl)))
1. [food] → con fécula
2. (fig) [person] → rígido, estirado

starchy

[ˈstɑːrtʃi] adj
[food] → riche en féculents
[person] → guindé(e)

starchy

adj (+er)stärkehaltig; (fig)steif

starchy

[ˈstɑːtʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (food) → ricco/a di amido

starch

(staːtʃ) noun
1. a white food substance found especially in flour, potatoes etc. Bread contains starch.
2. a powder prepared from this, used for stiffening clothes.
verb
to stiffen (clothes) with starch.
ˈstarchy adjective
like or containing starch. cake, biscuits and other starchy foods.
ˈstarchiness noun

starchy

a. feculento-a; almidonado-a;
___ foodsalimentos ___ -s, almidones que contienen carbohidratos.
References in classic literature ?
Sour, starchy individuals, who all the rest of the day go about looking as if they lived on vinegar and Epsom salts, break out into wreathed smiles after dinner, and exhibit a tendency to pat small children on the head and to talk to them--vaguely--about sixpences.
Stepan Arkadyevitch crushed the starchy napkin, tucked it into his waistcoat, and settling his arms comfortably, started on the oysters.
"NOW, I've got it!" and waves his hand, oh, ever so fine and starchy, towards the old man, and says:
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[USPRwire, Thu Jul 25 2019] The purpose of this comprehensive forecast report presented by Fact.MR is to elaborate the various market projections impacting the global starchy roots market growth during the period through 2018-2028.
You can make a soup filling by adding beans, grains, or starchy vegetables, or keep it light with more broth and non-starchy vegetables.
This means getting rid of added sugars, as well as fruits, starchy veggies, grains, alcohol and dairy.
Many human foods are starchy and high in calories, such as dinner left-overs.
So limit your intake of starchy vegetables (white potatoes, corn, peas, winter squash) and eat more non-starchy vegetables (broccoli, tomatoes, legumes, lentils).
The acetic acid in vinegar is beneficial as it can control your appetite and is most effective when paired with starchy foods.