stagey
Stagy Sta"gy (st[=a]"j[y^]), a. [Written also {stagey}.] Having an air or manner characteristic of the stage; theatrical; artificial; as, a stagy tone or bearing; -- chiefly used depreciatively. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • stagey — [stā′jē] adj. stagier, stagiest STAGY …   English World dictionary

  • stagey — var. of STAGY. * * * stagey [stagey] ; = ↑stagy * * * stagey, stageyness see stagy, staginess …   Useful english dictionary

  • stagey — adjective see stagy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stagey — /stay jee/, adj., stagier, stagiest. stagy. * * * …   Universalium

  • stagey — stage|y [ˈsteıdʒi] adj another spelling of ↑stagy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stagey — stag|ey [ steıdʒi ] another spelling of stagy …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stagey — stage·y || steɪdʒɪ adj. pertaining to the stage, contrived, artificial (alternate spelling for stagy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stagey — adjective variant spelling of stagy …   English new terms dictionary

  • stagey — a. (Colloq.) Ranting, declamatory, bombastic, theatrical, stage like, dramatic, melodramatic, fustian, pompous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • stagey — adjective another spelling of stagy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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