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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.
and waves his hand, oh, ever so fine and starchy, towards the old man, and says:
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Although considered starchy vegetables, half the carbs in beans are in the form of dietary fibre which does not convert to blood sugar.
Start with cauliflower, a non-starchy vegetable that easily mimics starchy ones, says registered dietitian Rachel Begun.
In the normal way, cook and then drain the pasta, reserving some of the starchy liquid.
com , potatoes are a very good source of vitamin B6, which is a nutrient often found within starchy veggies.
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Although they ate less vegetables and starchy vegetables compared to the young Hispanic males, but there was no statistical difference.
Munching on those golden sticks of starchy goodness will most certainly accelerate your demise.
Starchy vegetables contain more carbohydrates per serving than nonstarchy vegetables.