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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Pas"ty
Like paste, as in color, softness, stickness.
noun Pas"ty
A pie consisting usually of meat wholly surrounded with a crust made of a sheet of paste, and often baked without a dish; a meat pie.

Etymology: OF. pasté, F. pâté. See Paste, and cf. Patty

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (usually used in the plural) one of a pair of adhesive patches worn to cover the nipples of exotic dancers and striptease performers
  2. Small meat pie or turnover
  3. Having the sticky properties of an adhesive
  4. Resembling paste in color; pallid ("he looked pasty and red-eyed")

From paste +‎ -y.

  1. (chiefly in the plural) A small item of clothing that conceals little more than the nipple of a woman's breast, primarily worn by female exotic dancers.

From Anglo-Norman paste and Old French pasté.

  1. A type of seasoned meat and vegetable pie, usually of a semicircular or distinctive shape. A (savory) hand pie.

    Notable Persons Named Pasty

    Pasty was born on May 25th, 1944 in St Just in Roseland.


    Fun Facts about the name Pasty

    • How Popular is the name Pasty? Pasty is the 32,171st most popular name of all time.
    • How many people with the first name Pasty have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 136 babies born with the first name Pasty in the United States. That's more than enough people named Pasty to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Pasty? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1927 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Pasty first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pasty is Friday, June 12th, 1885.
    • What year had the most people named Pasty born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pasty was in 1956 with a total of 8 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Pasty: Your name in reverse order is Ytsap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yapst. How do you pronounce that?

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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