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stagy

[stey-jee] /ˈsteɪ dʒi/
adjective, stagier, stagiest.
1.
of, pertaining to, or suggestive of the stage.
2.
theatrical; unnatural.
Also, stagey.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; stage + -y1
Related forms
stagily, adverb
staginess, noun
unstagily, adverb
unstaginess, noun
unstagy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for staginess

stagy

/ˈsteɪdʒɪ/
adjective stagier, stagiest
1.
excessively theatrical or dramatic
Derived Forms
stagily, adverb
staginess, noun
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