Definition Of stodgiest


(of food) heavy, filling, and high in carbohydrates.

Lumpy custard, stodgy stew and cold mashed potato used to be stock jokes in British playgrounds about old-style school dinners.

dull and uninspired.

some of the material is rather stodgy and top-heavy with facts

Example Of stodgiest

  • Although some of the reviews complain that the film lacks Austen's social observation and complexity of characterisation, this just confirms my view that most film reviewers are rather stodgy .

  • And the desserts are an oddly dismal lot, from an apple pie in which the fruit is stiff, the crust sodden, to a stodgy strawberry shortcake on hard, stale biscuits.

  • Any criticisms of England's boring and stodgy play were crushed as the team surged forward, sending The Walkabout crowd into a screaming frenzy.

  • At this time of year, around when the clocks go back, I start to feel really tired and depressed, and I find myself binging on stodgy foods and then I put on pounds.

  • ‘When we moved the 10, everyone said the dull and stodgy BBC would get hammered every night by ITN,’ he said.

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