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Meaning of "stodgily" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF STODGILY

stodgily  [ˈstɒdʒɪlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STODGILY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Stodgily is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES STODGILY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of stodgily in the English dictionary

The definition of stodgily in the dictionary is excessively formally, conventionally and boringly.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STODGILY


cagily
ˈkeɪdʒɪlɪ
dingily
ˈdɪndʒɪlɪ
edgily
ˈedʒɪlɪ
gingelli
ˈdʒɪndʒɪlɪ
gingelly
ˈdʒɪndʒɪlɪ
gingili
ˈdʒɪndʒɪlɪ
jinjili
ˈdʒɪndʒɪlɪ
mangily
ˈmeɪndʒɪlɪ
podgily
ˈpɒdʒɪlɪ
pudgily
ˈpʌdʒɪlɪ
rangily
ˈreɪndʒɪlɪ
smudgily
ˈsmʌdʒɪlɪ
splodgily
ˈsplɒdʒɪlɪ
spongily
ˈspʌndʒɪlɪ
stagily
ˈsteɪdʒɪlɪ
stingily
ˈstɪndʒɪlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STODGILY

stocktook
Stockwood
stockwork
stocky
stockyard
stodge
stodger
stodgier
stodgiest
stodginess
stodgy
stoechiological
stoechiology
stoechiometric
stoechiometry
stoep
stogey
stogie
stogies
stogy

WORDS THAT END LIKE STODGILY

baggily
craggily
foggily
fuggily
groggily
logily
muggily
scraggily
shaggily
slangily
soggily
springily
stringily

Synonyms and antonyms of stodgily in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «stodgily» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STODGILY

Find out the translation of stodgily to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of stodgily from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «stodgily» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

stodgily
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

stodgily
570 millions of speakers

English

stodgily
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

stodgily
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

stodgily
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

stodgily
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

stodgily
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

stodgily
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

stodgily
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Stodgily
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

stodgily
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

stodgily
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

stodgily
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Stodgily
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

stodgily
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

stodgily
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अविचाराने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

stodgily
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

stodgily
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

stodgily
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

stodgily
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

stodgily
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

stodgily
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stodgily
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

stodgily
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stodgily
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of stodgily

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STODGILY»

The term «stodgily» is normally little used and occupies the 124.475 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STODGILY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «stodgily» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «stodgily» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about stodgily

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STODGILY»

Discover the use of stodgily in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to stodgily and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The 19th International Conference on Industrial Engineering ...
In 1948, Stodgily conducted a study of relevant literature, came to the two main conclusions that, first, there is no essential difference between leaders and followers in quality; second, some characteristics are very important which have a link ...
Ershi Qi, Jiang Shen, Runliang Dou, 2013
2
Autobiography
Autobiography is a true baggy monster, a book in which a distinctive prose style is allowed to develop ... A rococo triumph ... Overwhelmingly this is a book to be thankful for .
Morrissey,, 2013
3
Open up, oyster!
How often the eatables are consumed stodgily and in silence ! Songs are sung as a regulation item of the show, but without zest. It would be far better to have less oratory, to omit the perfunctory singing and to have more of friendly and ...
4
Tulsa
sentimental nature, but comes through rather stodgily, with motivations often not clearly set forth. Psychological aspects depressing. M, Y •kThe Stratton Story ( MGM). June Al- lyson, Agnes Moorehead, Frank Morgan, James Stewart. Director : ...
5
A Historical Guide to Mark Twain
Twain's moral outlook [in Innocents] is almost stodgily traditional. . . . the heart of civilization ... is predictably religion and the morality that derives from it."37 Krauth is surely correct in pointing out what many have obviously missed — yet the ...
Shelley Fisher Fishkin, 2002
6
Golden Legends: Images of Abyssinia, Samuel Johnson to Bob ...
But Wilfred Thesiger, for one, thought that greater solemnity was called for: “It has always seemed a pity,” he wrote stodgily, “that Evelyn Waugh, the one person present with a gift for writing, Barbaric Splendors, Golden Legends: Wilfred ...
W. B. Carnochan, 2008
7
A Secret Madness: The Story of a Marriage
Roger seemed annoyingly, stodgily, unaware of anything amiss, sitting there, tall, broad, rock solid, acutely desirable, unattainable, immersed in the music, content to cast a sweet smile or two in my direction. Damn Muriel and her ceaseless ...
Elaine Bass, 2010
8
Confessions of an Amateur Believer
... ever a matter of simply finding an expert who knows the right solution and accepting it. No, they have to fight it out. And they fight like children, their ideas as wildly imaginative and their arguments as stodgily logical as only children's claims ...
Patty Kirk, 2007
9
America's Best, Britain's Finest: A Survey of Mixed Movies
True, it's superbly photographed in the air, but somewhat stodgily directed on the ground. Rattigan's lackluster script generates little excitement. Acting of the tiresomely stiff-upper-lip variety doesn't help. Strictly for armchair aeronautics.
John Howard Reid, 2006
10
The Conquest of Canaan
His mouth opened and he gazed stodgily, his widening eyes like sun-dogs coming out of a fog. He did not recognize her escort, did not see him at all until they had passed, after which Mr. Flitcroft experienced a few moments of trance, came ...
Booth Tarkington, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STODGILY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term stodgily is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Karlovy Vary Film Review: 'Stop'
... story of a Japanese couple whose relationship is thrown into drastic disarray by the Fukushima nuclear disaster is instead a peculiar hybrid: a stodgily earnest ... «Variety, Jul 15»
2
Dennis Potter: one of the last great masters of vituperation
... his most important TV patron, as a 'delicately elephantine,' 'stodgily inflexible' 'ramshackle anachronism'. Beyond the hard-boiled, sarcastic wit of his invective ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Rockport Music in Glorious Middle Age
The noble Andante unreeled a bit stodgily and dry-eyed; throbbing vibrato did not always equal passion. But ultimately there were power and excitement ... «The Boston Musical Intelligencer, Jun 15»
4
Lesbian drama fails to live up to initial promise
... is certifiably lovely and famously “hetero,” the extra edge isn't there, and the series is becoming too stodgily melodramatic, rather than envelope-pushing. «Inquirer.net, Jun 15»
5
Mystery By Jane Austen Relative 'The Incredible Crime' Will Be …
A review in the Times Literary Supplement in 1931 said “the book is of a much higher order,” and stodgily suggested that “Miss Austen-Leigh might consider a ... «Bustle, May 15»
6
Force Majeure, Cobain: Montage Of Heck, John Wick: this week's …
... Mirren, Ryan Reynolds. 109 mins. A fact-based but stodgily sentimental account of a spirited Jewish woman's battle to retrieve a Nazi-looted Klimt painting. «The Guardian, Apr 15»
7
The Water Diviner
There's the germ of a great idea in Russell Crowe's stodgily sprawling, old-fashioned epic period wartime drama of family, sacrifice, dogged persistence, ... «Bristol24/7, Apr 15»
8
30 Days of Online Dating: Still a Little Room for Growth
He's a loud talker, an over-explainer, a bit stodgy...but then he stodgily buys a round for the impromptu musical duo, with such a zest for life, and it's just ... «Huffington Post, Apr 15»
9
Breaking Down the NFL's Weirdest New Rule Proposals for 2015
It has a stodgy reputation, and that reputation is rooted in how it approaches the world at large: stodgily. Sure, most of the things that'll be discussed are fairly ... «The Cheat Sheet, Mar 15»
10
Despite an All-Star Cast, 'A Delicate Balance' Is More Maudlin Than …
Now, in the latest Broadway exhumation at the Golden Theatre, stodgily directed by Pam MacKinnon, it's once again a ridiculously overpraised critical cosset ... «New York Observer, Nov 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Stodgily [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/stodgily>. May 2021 ».
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