Definition of stodge in English:
nouninformal , chiefly British
1Food that is heavy, filling, and high in carbohydrates: she ate her way through a plateful of stodge
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- If you're poor in this world, this is how you get your daily energy: a big pile of carbohydrates with a tiny amount of proteins, fats, spice or salt to leaven the stodge.
- This time, he put together a menu that was all his own: it was very British food, but executed without a hint of stodge.
- For supper tonight, three-quarters of us will be eating mainly stodge - a pile of carbohydrates.
2Dull and uninspired material or work.
- Instead there is a formless narrative stodge, a summary report of a life, high on biographical fact and very low on the literary qualities he valued most.
- Compared with the stodge of American papers, their sheer inertness, what's on offer in England never fails to amaze me.
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