stagily
adverb see stagy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stagily — stagy (also stagey) ► ADJECTIVE (stagier, stagiest) ▪ excessively theatrical or exaggerated. DERIVATIVES stagily adverb staginess noun …   English terms dictionary

  • stagily — See stagy. * * * …   Universalium

  • stagily — adverb In a stagy way …   Wiktionary

  • stagily — sta·gi·ly …   English syllables

  • stagily — adverb in a stagy and theatrical manner I cannot show my face at her house, he declared theatrically • Syn: ↑theatrically • Derived from adjective: ↑theatrical (for: ↑theatrically), ↑stagy …   Useful english dictionary

  • stagy — stagily, adv. staginess, n. /stay jee/, adj., stagier, stagiest. 1. of, pertaining to, or suggestive of the stage. 2. theatrical; unnatural. Also, stagey. [1855 60; STAGE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • theatrically — adverb 1. in a stagy and theatrical manner (Freq. 2) I cannot show my face at her house, he declared theatrically • Syn: ↑stagily • Derived from adjective: ↑theatrical, ↑stagy (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stagy — or stagey adjective (stagier; est) Date: 1856 of or characteristic of the stage; especially marked by pretense or artificiality ; theatrical • stagily adverb • staginess noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • staginess — See stagily. * * * …   Universalium

  • My Week with Marilyn — Theatrical release poster Directed by Simon Curtis Produced by …   Wikipedia

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