Definition of stalely in English:



  • See stale

    • ‘It's a stalely directed tear-jerker with bad music choices, but if you're going to watch one, it's one of the better ones.’
    • ‘By 1961 three of his songs - ‘Crazy,’ sung definitively by Patsy Cline, ‘Hello Walls,’ sung stalely by Faron Young, and ‘Funny How Time Slips Away’ sung adequately by Billy Walker - were such big hits that they crossed over to the pop charts, an almost unheard-of phenomenon at the time.’
    • ‘Despite the trattoria's views of the Tiber and its thoroughly Roman menu, every dish seemed stalely reheated and bland.’
    • ‘An interesting piece, all in all, even if it is stalely predictable.’
    • ‘Dawson's prose is as sharp as always, and the interaction between the main character and his pupils is expressed precisely (though not stalely) through dynamic dialogue.’