Stodgy

Antonyms of STODGY

Examples of usage:

  1. Nellie Appleby and Claire Bardsley- good stodgy girls, but quite unfit for leadership- Claudia Castleton, a new girl, so of course not eligible; Audrey Roberts- could you imagine silly little Audrey in any post of trust? "The Head Girl at the Gables" by Angela Brazil
  2. The execution is not quite so childlike and bland as Mr. Leslie's; it is heavier and more stodgy. "Modern Painting" by George Moore
  3. In a week Winn had learned that Maurice and Claire were orphans, that they lived with an aunt who didn't get on with Claire and an uncle who didn't get on with Maurice, and that there were several cousins too stodgy for words. "The Dark Tower" by Phyllis Bottome
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