Example sentences for: starched

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

  • In his three-piece suits and high, starched collars, Walsh looked like a 19 th century Presbyterian minister, radiating an unflinching, humorless rectitude.

  • A tall, athletic man who favors pleated khakis and starched button-down shirts, Zucker grew up in an upper-middle-class enclave in the west San Fernando Valley, far from the poverty he now sees every day.

  • Their songs sound like starched and nasal Appalachian old-time country music, unvarnished to a fault, and their lyrics are anything but mythopoetic cliché.

  • Whenever Schultes was at the Botanical Museum, he opted a striking costume: suspenders (braces to him), a crimson four-in-hand, and a starched, spotless, snow-white lab coat.

  • The WP and LAT surprise by fronting the death of former chief of naval operations Elmo Zumwalt Jr.--an anti-bureaucratic admiral who tried to open up his starched white branch to flexible thinking and minority sailors, but who was best known for having ordered the use of Agent Orange in Vietnam, a decision which he came to believe caused the death of his own son and the brain dysfunction of a grandson.

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