stodge NOUN informal, chiefly Brit. 1) food that is heavy, filling, and high in carbohydrates. 2) dull and uninspired material or work.
DERIVATIVES stodginess noun stodgy adjective.
ORIGIN originally a verb in the sense «stuff to stretching point»: suggested by STUFF(Cf. ↑stuff) and PODGE(Cf. ↑P).

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