Definition of stodgy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    stodgy

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈstɒdʒi//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɑːdʒi//
     
    (informal, especially British English) Texture of food, Diet, Unhealthy eating habits, Taste of food
     
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  1. 1(of food) heavy and making you feel very full stodgy puddings See related entries: Texture of food, Diet, Unhealthy eating habits, Taste of food
  2. 2serious and boring; not exciting The article was rather stodgy—too many facts. The party needs to modernize its stodgy, doctrinaire image.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: stodgy