Definition of starched in US English:

starched

adjective

  • 1(of fabric or clothing) stiffened with starch.

    ‘waiters in white starched shirts’
    1. 1.1 Stiff and formal in manner or character.
      ‘the starched formality of erudite legal prose’
      ‘a stiff, grave man, who in his starched manners was a close copy of his father’

Pronunciation

starched

/stärCHt//stɑrtʃt/