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See definition of pasty on Dictionary.com
  • adj.sticky
  • adj.pale

synonyms for pasty

  • adhesive
  • doughy
  • gelatinous
  • gluelike
  • gluey
  • glutinous
  • gooey
  • mucilaginous
  • starchy

antonyms for pasty

MOST RELEVANT
  • blushing
  • flushed
  • healthy
  • smooth
  • vivid
  • colorful
  • flushed
  • blushing
  • healthy
  • smooth
  • vivid
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How to use pasty in a sentence

The main downside of physical sunscreen, Karen explains, is that it can leave a chalky or pasty appearance on the skin.
THE SAFEST SUNSCREENS TO BUY—AND WHICH INGREDIENTS TO AVOIDTIK ROOTJULY 6, 2022TIME
So, if your wax is really pasty and stinky, it’s another thing you can blame on your parents.
WHAT IS EARWAX?LGBTQ-EDITORFEBRUARY 12, 2022NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Depending on where you live, Sunday’s winter weather event may have left behind up to five inches of pasty snow or nothing but bare ground.
AFTER SUNDAY’S SLUSH FEST, ANOTHER WINTER STORM THREATENS BY WEDNESDAY NIGHTJASON SAMENOW, WES JUNKERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some hidden magnetism burst from him like an aura, and his cold pasty face and light gray eyes flamed into positive beauty.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
When first seen it is said to have had a pasty consistency, but on exposure to the air it dried and crumbled into powder.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
If the metal to be cleansed is gold, you will see a pasty mass or amalgam, as it is called, of a yellowish tinge.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
A good venison pasty, and very merry, and pleasant I made myself with my Lady, and she as much to me.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
The pasty mass was dissolved in water, acidified with sulphuric acid, and filtered.
SOME CONSTITUENTS OF THE POISON IVY PLANT: (RHUS TOXICODENDRON)WILLIAM ANDERSON SYME
I glanced at him, and saw that his face was of a pasty white and gleaming with perspiration.
DROSSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
Milburgh's lips were quivering with fear and his face was a pasty grey.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PASTY

  • adherent
  • adhering
  • agglutinant
  • attaching
  • clinging
  • clingy
  • gelatinous
  • glutinous
  • gooey
  • gummed
  • gummy
  • holding
  • hugging
  • mucilaginous
  • pasty
  • resinous
  • sticky
  • tenacious
  • viscid
  • viscous
  • waxy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.