Example sentences for: pasty

How can you use “pasty” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Brooks, who is often accused (wrongly) of playing himself, has left himself too far out of The Muse . At least I hope he has: How else to account for this bland, pasty, not terribly funny protagonist?

  • When I was younger, I would occasionally come across books issued by Progress Publishers, Moscow, and I never failed to be puzzled by the poor quality of the photographic illustrations--even works published in the 1970s featured pasty, smudgy, usually blue-tinted approximations of photos (the translated works, for that matter, were printed in a roman typeface that looked as if it had been purchased before 1917 from a Western dime-novel concern).

  • There are suddenly children wild on the streets, clogging the doorway to the convenience store, raucously scraping their skateboards and roller blades along the sidewalks, flaunting their pasty winter skins in shorts and baggy untucked T-shirts.

  • Ichabod Crane walks through small doorways into dark-toned rooms where pasty old men in white wigs stare at him balefully and whisper in one another's ears, their bloated waistcoats jiggling.

  • Nina Totenberg ( Inside Washington ) offers a similar sentiment: On television Starr looks pasty; in real life he's "a chipmunk of a guy."


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