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"pasty" in British English

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pastynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpæs.ti/
a ​piece of ​food made of ​pastryfilled with ​meat, ​vegetables, or ​cheese: a cheese-and-onion pasty

pastyadjective

uk   us   /ˈpeɪ.sti/ disapproving
(of someone's ​face or ​skin) very ​pale and ​unhealthylooking: He's an ​unattractive man with ​longgreasyhair and pasty ​skin.
(Definition of pasty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pastyadjective

 us   /ˈpeɪ·sti/
(of someone’s ​skin) ​pale and ​unhealthylooking: a pasty ​face
(Definition of pasty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pasty”
in Spanish Empanada…
in Vietnamese bánh pasty…
in Malaysian pai…
in Thai พายห่อเนื้อ ผัก หรือชีส…
in Chinese (Simplified) 馅饼…
in Indonesian kue pie kecil…
in Chinese (Traditional) 餡餅…
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