heavy and starchy and hard to digest;
"a stodgy pudding served up when everyone was already full"
(used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned;
"moss-grown ideas about family life"
excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull;
"why is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?"
"a stodgy dinner party"
- They are stodgy, slow-moving players who are asleep at the helm.
- It's not stodgy to talk about money.
- She poked fun at Alec because he was shy and stodgy.
- These were not the old stodgy ads listing goods for sale.
It's not very nice. The crust's too thick and stodgy.出自： J. B. Priestley