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Meaning of PASTY

Pronunciation:  [adj]'peystee, [n]'pâstee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  small meat pie or turnover
  2. [adj]  having the properties of glue
  3. [adj]  resembling paste in color; pallid; "the looked pasty and red-eyed"; "a complexion that had been pastelike was now chalky white"

PASTY is a 5 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: adhesive, colorless, colourless, gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, pastelike, sticky, viscid, viscous
 See Also: Cornish pasty, meat pie, pork pie



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Pas"ty\, a.
    Like paste, as in color, softness, stickness. ``A pasty
    complexion.'' --G. Eliot.
  2. \Pas"ty\, n.; pl. {Pasties}. [OF. past['e], F. p[^a]t['e].
    See {Paste}, and cf. {Patty}.]
    A pie consisting usually of meat wholly surrounded with a
    crust made of a sheet of paste, and often baked without a
    dish; a meat pie. ``If ye pinch me like a pasty.'' --Shak.
    ``Apple pasties.'' --Dickens.
          A large pasty baked in a pewter platter. --Sir W.
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