Definition of Stagy

1. Adjective. Having characteristics of the stage especially an artificial and mannered quality. "Stagy heroics"

Exact synonyms: Stagey
Similar to: Theatrical
Derivative terms: Stage, Stage, Staginess



Definition of Stagy

1. a. Having an air or manner characteristic of the stage; theatrical; artificial; as, a stagy tone or bearing; -- chiefly used depreciatively.

Definition of Stagy

1. Adjective. theatrical ¹

2. Adjective. unnaturally showy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stagy

1. having a theatrical quality [adj STAGIER, STAGIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stagy

stagnancies
stagnancy
stagnant
stagnant anoxia
stagnant hypoxia
stagnantly
stagnate
stagnated
stagnates
stagnating
stagnation
stagnation mastitis
stagnations
stags
stagworm
stagy (current term)
stahlian
staid
staider
staidest
staidly
staidness
staidnesses
staig
staigs
stain
stainabilities
stainability
stainable
stained

Literary usage of Stagy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Seal and Salmon Fisheries and General Resources of Alaska by David Starr Jordan, Henry Wood Elliott, Washburn Maynard, Sheldon Jackson, William Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, Charles Haskins Townsend, Frederick William True, John J. Brice, Leonhard Stejneger (1898)
"The fur of a stagy skin is just as good as any other; but the half- grown ... And it was in this way, and in this way only, that stagy skins were ever taken ..."

2. Seal and Salmon Fisheries and General Resources of Alaska by David Starr Jordan, Henry Wood Elliott, Washburn Maynard, Sheldon Jackson, William Gouverneur Morris, Ivan Petroff, Charles Haskins Townsend, Frederick William True, John J. Brice, Leonhard Stejneger (1898)
"The fur of a stagy skin is just as good as any other; but the half- grown ... And it was in this way, and in this way only, that stagy skins were ever taken ..."

3. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... asento strike a stagy attitude, ... theatrically: in a stagy manner, ... his theatrical (I. stagy) conduct. ..."

4. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... his theatrical (1. stagy) conduct. teatterin johtaja manager of a [the] theater, theater manager; vrt. seur. -ohjaaja stage-manager ..."

5. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... his theatrical (1. stagy) conduct. teatteri n II johtaja manager of a [the] theater, theater manager; vrt. seur. -ohjaaja stage-manager ..."

6. Nights at the Play: A View of the English Stage by Dutton Cook (1883)
"In any case, Mr. Booth as Richelieu is not more " stagy " than have been his predecessors in the part. That the American tragedian has very completely ..."

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