Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling cabbage

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Cabbage-like: as, a cabbagy green.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The tacos weren't the deep-fried, cabbagy baja monstrosities we see here, but rather big cubes of fish lightly sauteed with onions and peppers over corn tortillas, served of course, with copious amounts of guacamole.

    Puerto Vallarta: Fish Tacos in Paradise

  • There was just something about it, perhaps it was the way my mum cooked it until completely soft and mushy and slightly cabbagy; it is a member of the Brassica family after all.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • I was pretty darn full after consuming that plate of cabbagy fishy goodness though, so I wasn't able to take on any of the outrageous looking desserts on the menu.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • He sniffed, catching the smell of his home, cabbagy same like any kitchen in the world, save with something sweeter in it, apples maybe, mouldering in a box.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • She made her dinner off potatoes and bread, the former of which she declared, laughing, were very porky and cabbagy; her meal would have been an extremely light one, had it not been for the custard-pie.

    The Wide, Wide World

  • She made her dinner off potatoes and bread, the former of which she declared, laughing, were very porky and cabbagy; her meal would have been an extremely light one, had it not been for the custard - pie.

    The Wide, Wide World

  • She made her dinner off potatoes and bread, the former of which she declared, laughing, were very porky and cabbagy; her meal would have been an extremely light one had it not been for the custard-pie.

    The Wide, Wide World

  • Well I have the nickname of "Evil monkey von godiva man: lord of cabbagy goodness," but I do not know whether that classifies as "cool" or not.

    Answerbag: Latest Questions in Question Categories

  • i bought kohlrabi for the first time last week. and for want of recipes, i just put it in salad. ryan wasn't a fan though - too cabbagy.

    At My Table

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  • "Snoring gently." Ha!

    July 11, 2008

  • A thick, cabbagy, ham-bony soup which I imagined snoring gently in a large copper for five days or so.

    — Julian Barnes, 1996, 'Gnossienne', in Cross Channel

    July 10, 2008