But our foggy English climate and stodgy people call for it.
Norway is the home of the Ibsenian or stodgy, as distinguished from the stagey, Drama.
It would have been artificial, and stodgy, too, to call her "your present wife."
So let us hear no more complaints of stodgy, clammy, “puddingy” rice.
Was this new and stodgy edition of The Raven going to stay forever?