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research +‎ -y


researchy (comparative more researchy, superlative most researchy)

  1. (nonstandard, colloquial, humorous) Characterized by research, especially the serious investigation of a subject.
    Michelle's new job is researchy.
  2. (nonstandard, colloquial, derogatory) Having little or no known practical application.
    The committee agreed that the project had merit, but was too researchy and should have lower priority than more practical projects.