Definition of starchiness in English:



  • See starchy

    • ‘Tossed in a hot pan for a scant five minutes, the sprouts soften and give up their starchiness, wilting into a warm slaw scented with white wine and citrus.’
    • ‘Once cooked, the flesh is almost fluffy, like a sweet potato - but without so much starchiness.’
    • ‘I feel happy until they start to remake the bed with shiny new sheets that glisten in bleached starchiness.’
    • ‘They should be mildly sweet and tender without any starchiness.’
    • ‘The starchiness which characterized the East Coast elite in the 1950s has gone, he says.’