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Synonyms for starchy

Synonyms for (adjective) starchy

Synonyms: buckram, starchy, stiff Definition: rigidly formal Usage: a starchy manner; the letter was stiff and formal; his prose has a buckram quality

Similar words: formal Definition: being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress) Usage: pay one's formal respects; formal dress; a formal ball; the requirement was only formal and often ignored; a formal education

Synonyms: starchy Definition: consisting of or containing starch Usage: starchy foods

Similar words: starchlike, amylaceous, amyloid, amyloidal, farinaceous Definition: resembling starch