Meaning: Having old-fashioned beliefs and feelings. Dull and uninspired. Heavy, filling, and high in carbohydrates (of food).
Synonyms: Boring, dull, uninteresting, dreary, turgid, tedious, unimaginative, uninspired, unexciting, monotonous, humdrum, prosaic, staid, indigestible, solid, starchy, filling.
Use: The stodgy old man did not believe women should work outside of the home.
Lara told her friend some incidents of her stodgy mother in law so that they both can laugh a little.