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Synonyms for starchy
ˈstɑr tʃistarchy

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  1. starchyadjective

    consisting of or containing starch

    "starchy foods"

    stiff, buckram

    starchless, informal

  2. starchy, stiff, buckramadjective

    rigidly formal

    "a starchy manner"; "the letter was stiff and formal"; "his prose has a buckram quality"

    wet, unbendable, crocked, potent, fuddled, tight, slopped, sloshed, loaded, smashed, squiffy, stiff, soused, besotted, cockeyed, unshakable, unfaltering, soaked, steadfast, sozzled, unwavering, pie-eyed, steady, firm, plastered, strong, blind drunk, pissed, pixilated, blotto, buckram, rigid

    informal, starchless

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. starchyadjective

    amylaceous, amyloid, starched

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  1. James Gardiner:

    People are likely to have different levels of this enzyme, so different things will work for different people, for some people, eating more starchy foods at the start of a meal might be a way to feel full more quickly by targeting this system, meaning they eat less overall.

  2. Dariush Mozaffarian:

    Other animal source foods seem pretty neutral overall but represent a diverse group, from chicken to eggs to yogurt, for which we need to understand each of their specific health effects, outside any single isolated nutrient such as protein, based on a wealth of evidence, it’s crucial to eats lots of specific, healthier plant-based foods : fruits, nuts, seeds, beans, non-starchy veggies.

  3. Alex Acker:

    It's an un-hopped beer and a unique recipe that we wanted to stay true to, without the hops in there and with these other unusual ingredients, you get a starchy, grainy flavor and aroma with a bit of sourness, almost like an ancient berliner weisse.

  4. Catherine Collins:

    On an' average' 2,000 kcal-a-day intake, a diet of 30 % calories from carbs equates to only 150g a day, with sugars( natural or' added') contributing around 50g of that total. With a mere 100g of complex carb a day to play with, a lower intake of cereals, grains, and starchy vegetables is inevitable.

  5. Erin Hanlon:

    You're craving sweets and salty and starchy things, you want those chips, you want a cookie, you want some candy, you know ?

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  • jäykkä, tärkätty, tärkkelyspitoinen, tärkkelysFinnish
  • berkanjiMalay

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