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pasty

noun [C] uk   /ˈpæs.ti/ us  
a piece of food made of pastry filled with meat, vegetables, or cheese: a cheese-and-onion pasty

pasty

adjective uk   /ˈpeɪ.sti/ disapproving us  
(of someone's face or skin) very pale and unhealthy looking: He's a rather unattractive man with long greasy hair and pasty skin.
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