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Definition 1: (usually used in the plural) one of a pair of adhesive patches worn to cover the nipples of exotic dancers and striptease performers - [noun denoting artifact]

(pasty is a kind of ...) a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole

Definition 2: small meat pie or turnover - [noun denoting food]

(pasty is a kind of ...) pie made with meat or fowl enclosed in pastry or covered with pastry or biscuit dough

(... is a kind of pasty ) meat pie with filling of meat and vegetables

(... is a kind of pasty ) small pie filled with minced seasoned pork

Definition 3: having the sticky properties of an adhesive - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for pasty in the sense of this definition

(pasty is similar to ...) tending to adhere

Definition 4: resembling paste in color; pallid - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where pasty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he looked pasty and red-eyed
  • a complexion that had been pastelike was now chalky white

Synonyms for pasty in the sense of this definition

(pasty is similar to ...) weak in color; not colorful

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