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  • adj. comparative form of stagy: more stagy


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  • Among the concerns of American prelates are reports that an aggressive gay ethos has arisen on campus, manifesting in unwelcoming cliques and ecclesiastic flamboyance -- a tendency to embrace the stagier elements of the liturgy, for instance.

    Gays And The Seminary

  • Unconsciously stagey in life, he is little stagier in Lucan.

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • The host asked again, in a stagier whisper, and made signs with his head toward the other room.

    The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912

  • Such art was also for the masses of the people who cannot pay for original art, save in its first uncertain developments, when the stagier it is, the blacker, the bolder, the more meretriciously pretty or fantastically horrible, the better it is relished by its public.

    A Houseful of Girls

  • The first half of the episode drags, and the claustrophobic set feels stagier than the Senate.

    DVD Verdict

  • It's old, it's black-and white, and it has old-fashioned effects and stagier dialogue.

    Movie City News

  • Elliott said two other New Zealand riders were in the running to receive stagier invitations in coming weeks. - Stuff

  • Primary vocalist Gareth Campesinos (the band has a Ramones-like penchant for pseudonyms) sounds like a stagier version of The Streets's Mike Skinner.

    The Michigan Daily


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