Definition of Starchiest

1. Adjective. (superlative of starchy) ¹



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Definition of Starchiest

1. starchy [adj] - See also: starchy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Starchiest

starburst
starburst galaxies
starburst galaxy
starbursted
starbursting
starbursts
starch
starch wheat
starched
starchedly
starchedness
starcher
starchers
starches
starchier
starchiest (current term)
starchily
starchiness
starchinesses
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starchitect
starchitects
starchitecture
starchitectures
starchless
starchlike
starchly
starchness
starchwort
starchy

Literary usage of Starchiest

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1. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1898)
"... and the Girondins—Tom's, who wears the starchiest tie in all the diocese, and would go to Smithfield, rather than eat a beefsteak on a Friday in Lent. ..."

2. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"... the Girondins- Tom's, who wears the starchiest tie in ¡ill the diocese, and would go to Smith- field rather than eat a beefsteak ou a Friday in Lent. ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1871)
"At one of these establishments was " homed " the very starchiest of old ladies, in the care of her niece, the goodman's thrifty housewife. ..."

4. The Life of Whitelaw Reid by Royal Cortissoz (1921)
"Moreover, he was clearly aware of the fact that Hayes was not, after all, a statuesque embodiment of the starchiest political proprieties, but an ordinary ..."

5. William Makepeace Thackeray by Charles Whibley (1903)
"Tom, who wears the starchiest tie in all the diocese, and would go to Smithfield rather than eat a breakfast on a Friday in Lent." And, best of all, ..."

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