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See definition of starched on Dictionary.com
  • as informal
  • as ininflexible
  • as instarchy
  • as instiff

synonyms for starched

  • polite
  • precise
  • nominal
  • aloof
  • by the numbers
  • ceremonious
  • conventional
  • decorous
  • distant
  • exact
  • playing the game
  • prim
  • punctilious
  • reserved
  • seemly
  • sententious
  • stilted
  • straight arrow
  • stuffy
  • unbending

antonyms for starched

MOST RELEVANT
  • customary
  • disorderly
  • informal
  • normal
  • relaxed
  • unaffected
    • bending
    • flexible
    • loose
    • pliable
    • slack
    • soft
    • indefinite
    • supple
    • pliant
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    How to use starched in a sentence

    With just-ripe bananas, the starch helps hold the cookies together, and the caramelization will bring out their natural sweetness.
    CARAMELIZED BANANA CHOCOLATE CHUNK COOKIES ARE THE NEW BEST USE FOR THE REST OF THAT BUNCHJESSE SZEWCZYKDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Dig them up before the swamp freezes solid and you can take advantage of this valuable starch source.
    13 EDIBLE PLANTS YOU CAN STILL FIND IN THE WINTERBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEDECEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    Russets, packed with starch and relatively low in moisture, are ideal.
    THIS CRISP, CLASSIC POTATO LATKE RECIPE DELIVERS A SATISFYING, CELEBRATORY CRUNCHOLGA MASSOVNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Add the onion, eggs, flour, potato starch, salt and pepper to the potatoes.
    THIS CRISP, CLASSIC POTATO LATKE RECIPE DELIVERS A SATISFYING, CELEBRATORY CRUNCHOLGA MASSOVNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    It does that by binding with a starch, such as flour, so the flour can absorb liquid evenly, thickening the gravy without clumping.
    HOW TO MAKE PAN GRAVY WITH OR WITHOUT MEAT DRIPPINGSDANIELA GALARZANOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Plants also can store the energy packed in a glucose molecule within larger starch molecules.
    EXPLAINER: HOW PHOTOSYNTHESIS WORKSBETHANY BROOKSHIREOCTOBER 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    The new restrictions on the use of starch will, says Captain Bathurst, affect the wearing of starched garments.
    PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MAY 16, 1917.VARIOUS
    They differed in complexion, some of the newly arrived being delightfully fresh and pink under their starched bandeaux.
    HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
    Any starched person would remind him constantly of Maria and her letter and her running away.
    THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
    Within the most starched cravat there passes a windpipe and weasand, and under the thickliest embroidered waistcoat beats a heart.
    DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO STARCHED

    • aloof
    • by the numbers
    • ceremonious
    • conventional
    • decorous
    • distant
    • exact
    • nominal
    • playing the game
    • polite
    • precise
    • prim
    • punctilious
    • reserved
    • seemly
    • sententious
    • starched
    • stilted
    • straight arrow
    • stuffy
    • unbending
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.