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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: having characteristics of the stage especially an artificial and mannered quality; "stagy heroics" [syn: stagy, stagey]

Merriam Webster's

or stagey adjective (stagier; -est) Date: 1856 of or characteristic of the stage; especially marked by pretense or artificiality ; theatrical stagily adverb staginess noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (also stagey) (stagier, stagiest) theatrical, artificial, exaggerated. Derivatives: stagily adv. staginess n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Stagy Sta"gy, a. [Written also stagey.] Having an air or manner characteristic of the stage; theatrical; artificial; as, a stagy tone or bearing; -- chiefly used depreciatively.

Moby Thesaurus

actor-proof, affected, all-star, artificial, ballet, balletic, cinematic, cinematographic, dramatic, dramatical, dramaturgic, film, filmic, ham, hammy, histrionic, insincere, la-di-da, legitimate, maniere, mannered, melodramatic, milked, monodramatic, movie, operatic, overacted, overdone, overplayed, pretentious, scenic, spectacular, stagelike, stageworthy, starstruck, stellar, theaterlike, theatrical, thespian, thrown away, underacted, underplayed, unnatural, vaudevillian



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