Synonyms for stodgy

Synonyms for (adjective) stodgy

Synonyms: stodgy, stuffy

Definition: excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull

Usage: why is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?; a stodgy dinner party

Similar words: conventional

Definition: following accepted customs and proprieties

Usage: conventional wisdom; she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior; conventional forms of address


Synonyms: fogyish, stick-in-the-mud, stodgy, moss-grown, mossy

Definition: (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned

Usage: moss-grown ideas about family life

Similar words: unstylish, unfashionable

Definition: not in accord with or not following current fashion

Usage: unfashionable clothes; melodrama of a now unfashionable kind


Synonyms: stodgy

Definition: heavy and starchy and hard to digest

Usage: stodgy food; a stodgy pudding served up when everyone was already full

Similar words: indigestible

Definition: digested with difficulty