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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstagystag‧y, stagey /ˈsteɪdʒi/ adjective  NORMALbehaviour that is stagy is not natural and is like the way an actor behaves on a stage a very stagy mannerstagily adverb
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stagyInstead, the cast simply walked about, making the walking dramatic without being stagy.He found it absurdly stagy, and was partly embarrassed, partly amused.I thought the program "I, Claudius" was a stagy bore.He has a second reason, spelled out in one of several stagy subplots.One of the men spotted her and emitted a stagy wolf-whistle.
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