- a consisting of or containing starch
- s rigidly formal
a starchy manner
- Many Asians, who prefer their rice sticky and manageable in the bowl, found IR8 too starchy and dry.
- Have No Fear's Wojtyla (Thomas Kretschmann) is starchy and principled, more a paragon than a person.
- Yes, this version of the Melville novel has its starchy parts, and Peck takes a while to shake off his trademark decency and slip into Ahab's rasping obsession.
News & Articles
- Gilligans Gourmet
How do you fancy a starchy tuberous crop from the perennial plant Solanum tuberosum of the Solanaceae family? What? No takers? (That's a potato to you and me!) The potato history can be traced back over 7,000 years.
June 28, 2013 - Irish Central
- Could sugar be more addictive than cocaine or heroin?
An article written in the past week by Dr. Mark Hyman breaks down a Harvard study that found foods with more sugar like cakes, cookies, white flour and starchy foods like white potatoes is addictive in the same way that heroin or cocaine is addictive.
June 28, 2013 - FOX 13 Memphis
- John Sentamu in guardian.co.uk
I was very impressed by the Pope,Sentamu said. "He cares about human beings. He is such a deep theologian, it drives him to compassion. He is not a starchy person, but people look at his writings, they are very precise, and think he is...
- Emma Donoghue in Xtra.ca
It's about a starchy feminist who gets caught up in a mucky divorce case,says Donoghue, an award-winning lesbian writer who lives in London, Ontario. "The collision of these two worlds was irresistible to me."
- Nico in New York Times
Both our parents were the rogue only children of starchy New England families,Nico explains.