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Synonyms for starchy
ˈstɑr tʃistarchy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. starchyadjective

    consisting of or containing starch

    "starchy foods"

    Synonyms:
    stiff, buckram

    Antonyms:
    starchless, informal

  2. starchy, stiff, buckramadjective

    rigidly formal

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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    informal, starchless

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. starchyadjective

    Synonyms:
    amylaceous, amyloid, starched

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "starchy":

    stuck-up

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How to use starchy in a sentence?

  1. Dariush Mozaffarian:

    Most global nutrition efforts have focused on calories – getting starchy staples to people, we need to focus on the quality of calories for poor countries, not just the quantity.

  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. Alexandra Miller:

    This consists primarily of lean protein, such as salmon or flank steak, and non-starchy vegetables such as broccoli, green beans or cauliflower.

  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. 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.


Translations for starchy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • jäykkä, tärkätty, tärkkelyspitoinen, tärkkelysFinnish
  • berkanjiMalay

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