English version

staid

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstaidstaid /steΙͺd/ adjective πŸ”Š πŸ”Š BORINGserious, old-fashioned, and boring πŸ”Š a staid old bachelor
Examples from the Corpus
staidβ€’ The staid and once-serious network news has begun to look like glitzy local news operations.β€’ Let us assume that Mr Peter Porter, an otherwise staid bureaucrat, spends his free time racing Porsche cars.β€’ Because I was older and a bit more staid I was going to have a hard time.β€’ The group managed to seem staid in comparison to Rollins' music.β€’ It was high time that her church-and the staid old-line Protestants-got a run for the money.β€’ They are the men and women who start vibrant new companies, turn around failing companies, and shake up staid ones.β€’ staid scientific journalsβ€’ The sentence I had just written in a staid serif typeface suddenly was pushed leeward.β€’ She bought a long lease on the apartment in quiet and respectable Hahnwald, a leafy and staid suburb of Cologne.β€’ Square-cut and staid to behold, it packs a potent punch quite at odds with its looks.
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