HyperDic: pasty

English > 4 senses of the word pasty:
ADJECTIVEallpasty, pastelikeresembling paste in color / color / color
allpasty, gluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, sticky, viscid, viscoushaving the sticky properties of an adhesive
NOUNfoodpastysmall meat pie or turnover
artifactpasty(usually used in the plural) one of a pair of adhesive patches worn to cover the nipples of exotic dancers and striptease performers
English > pasty: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresembling paste in color / color / color; pallid.
Example"he looked pasty and red-eyed"
Synonympastelike
Broadercolorless, colourlessWeak in color
Nounspastean adhesive made from water and flour or starch
English > pasty: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving the sticky properties of an adhesive.
Synonymsgluey, glutinous, gummy, mucilaginous, sticky, viscid, viscous
Broaderadhesivetending to adhere
Spanishglutinoso, gomoso, mucilaginoso, pastoso, pegadizo, pegajoso, viscoso
Catalanapegalós, enganxós, glutinós, gomós, mucilaginós, pastós, vescós, viscós
Nounspastean adhesive made from water and flour or starch
English > pasty: 4 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningsmall meat pie or turnover.
NarrowerCornish pastymeat pie with filling of meat and vegetables
pork piesmall pie filled with minced seasoned pork
Broadermeat piepie made with meat or fowl enclosed in pastry or covered with pastry or biscuit / biscuit dough
Spanishempanadilla, paste
Catalancresta
English > pasty: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaning(usually used in the plural) one of a pair of adhesive patches worn to cover the nipples of exotic dancers and striptease performers.
BroaderpatchA piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole

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