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EtymologyEdit

status +‎ -y

AdjectiveEdit

statusy (comparative more statusy, superlative most statusy)

  1. (informal) Suggesting status (social rank).
    • 1981, Forbes (magazine)
      A luggage company sees cheap knockoffs of its products all over town, complete with the distinctive, statusy logo it took years to develop.
    • 2006, Bitch: feminist response to pop culture (magazine)
      ...in keeping with the historically aspirational function of the section, what with its statusy wedding pages and full-page ads for diamonds and fur.
    • 2008, Philip A Kuhn, Chinese among others: emigration in modern times
      ...a business card bedecked with statusy titles opens doors.