1. stuff + podge => stodge => stodgy.
2. in some senses perhaps blend of stoff (earlier form of stuff ) and gorge.
- stodgy (adj.)
- 1823, "thick, semi-solid," from stodge "to stuff, satiate" (1670s), of unknown origin, perhaps somehow imitative. Meaning "dull, heavy" developed by 1874 from use in reference to food (1841).
- 1. He was disgusted with the stodgy pizzas on sale in London.
- 2. It wasn't easy to lose puppy fat when Mum fed her on stodgy home cooking.
- 3. They're not cultured or interesting, they are boring stodgy old things.
- 4. I want something to read. These volumes are stodgy.
- 我要一些可读的东西, 这些书本本枯燥乏味.
- 5. She poked fun at Alec because he was shy and stodgy.
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