Meaning of starky in English:

starky

Pronunciation /ˈstɑːki/

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adjective

dialect British, Midlands English, Canadian
  • Stiff and hard; not pliable or workable.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Trapp (1601–1669), Church of England clergyman and writer on theology. From stark + -y.