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stuff

 (stŭf)
n.
1. The material out of which something is made or formed; substance.
2. The essential substance or elements; essence: "We are such stuff / As dreams are made on" (Shakespeare).
3. Informal
a. Unspecified material: Put that stuff over there.
b. Household or personal articles considered as a group.
c. Worthless objects.
4. Slang Specific talk or actions: Don't give me that stuff about being tired.
5. Sports
a. The control a player has over a ball, especially to give it spin, english, curve, or speed.
b. The spin, english, curve, or speed imparted to a ball: "where we could watch the stuff, mainly curves, that the pitchers were putting on the ball" (James Henry Gray).
6. Basketball A dunk shot.
7. Special capability: The team really showed its stuff and won the championship.
8. Chiefly British Woven material, especially woolens.
9. Slang Money; cash.
10. Slang A drug, especially one that is illegal or habit-forming.
v. stuffed, stuff·ing, stuffs
v.tr.
1.
a. To pack (a container) tightly; cram: stuff a Christmas stocking.
b. To block (a passage); plug: stuff a crack with caulking.
c. Basketball To block (a shot or an opponent who is shooting), especially before the ball leaves the shooter's hands.
2.
a. To place forcefully into a container or space; thrust: stuffed laundry into the bag.
b. Sports To shoot (a ball or puck) forcefully into the goal from close range.
c. Basketball To dunk (the ball).
3.
a. To fill with an appropriate stuffing: stuff a pillow.
b. To fill (an animal skin) to restore its natural form for mounting or display.
4. To cram with food.
5. To fill (the mind): His head is stuffed with silly notions.
6. To put fraudulent votes into (a ballot box).
7. To apply a preservative and softening agent to (leather).
v.intr.
To overeat; gorge.
Idioms:
stuff it Vulgar Slang
Used as an intensive to express extreme anger, frustration, or disgust.
stuff (one's) face Slang
To eat greedily.

[Middle English, from Old French estoffe, from estoffer, to equip, of Germanic origin.]

stuff

(stʌf)
vb (mainly tr)
1. to pack or fill completely; cram
2. (intr) to eat large quantities
3. to force, shove, or squeeze: to stuff money into a pocket.
4. (Cookery) to fill (food such as poultry or tomatoes) with a stuffing
5. (Zoology) to fill (an animal's skin) with material so as to restore the shape of the live animal
6. slang to have sexual intercourse with (a woman)
7. (Tanning) tanning to treat (an animal skin or hide) with grease
8. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US and Canadian to fill (a ballot box) with a large number of fraudulent votes
9. (Commerce) (in marine transport) to pack (a container). See also stuffing and stripping
10. slang to ruin, frustrate, or defeat
n
11. the raw material or fabric of something
12. (Textiles) woollen cloth or fabric
13. any general or unspecified substance or accumulation of objects
14. stupid or worthless actions, speech, ideas, etc
15. subject matter, skill, etc: he knows his stuff.
16. (Banking & Finance) a slang word for money
17. (Recreational Drugs) slang a drug, esp cannabis
18. slang Brit a girl or woman considered sexually (esp in the phrase bit of stuff)
19. do one's stuff informal to do what is expected of one
20. that's the stuff that is what is needed
[C14: from Old French estoffe, from estoffer to furnish, provide, of Germanic origin; related to Middle High German stopfen to cram full]
ˈstuffer n

stuff

(stʌf)

n.
1. the material of which anything is made.
2. material to be worked upon or to be used in making something.
3. material, objects, or items of some unspecified kind.
4. property, as personal belongings or equipment.
5. something to be swallowed, as food, drink, or medicine.
6. inward character, qualities, or capabilities: to have the right stuff in one.
7. action or talk of a particular kind: kid stuff.
8. a specialty or special skill: to do one's stuff.
9. worthless things or matter.
10. worthless or foolish ideas, talk, or writing: a lot of stuff and nonsense.
11. Chiefly Brit. woven material or fabric, esp. wool.
12. Informal.
a. a baseball pitcher's repertoire of pitches and effectiveness in using it.
b. spin or speed imparted to a ball, as by a baseball pitcher or tennis player.
13. literary, musical, or other compositions or performances.
14. Informal. one's trade, skill, subject, etc.: She knows her stuff.
15. Slang. a drug, esp. an illicit one.
v.t.
16. to fill (a receptacle, aperture, etc.), esp. by packing the contents closely together.
17. to thrust or cram (something) into a receptacle, cavity, or the like.
18. to fill or line with some kind of material as a padding or packing.
19. to fill or cram with food.
20. to fill (poultry, vegetables, etc.) with a stuffing.
21. to fill the preserved skin of (a dead animal) with material, retaining its natural form and appearance for display.
22. to put fraudulent votes into (a ballot box).
23. to pack tightly in a confined place; crowd together.
24. to crowd (a vehicle, room, etc.) with persons.
25. to fill (the mind) with facts, details, etc.
26. to stop up or plug; block or choke (usu. fol. by up).
v.i.
27. to cram oneself with food; gorge.
[1300–50; (v.) < Old French estoffer literally, to stuff < Frankish *stopfōn,*stoppōn (see stop); (n.) Middle English < Old French estoffe, derivative of the v.]
syn: See matter.

stuff


Past participle: stuffed
Gerund: stuffing

Imperative
stuff
stuff
Present
I stuff
you stuff
he/she/it stuffs
we stuff
you stuff
they stuff
Preterite
I stuffed
you stuffed
he/she/it stuffed
we stuffed
you stuffed
they stuffed
Present Continuous
I am stuffing
you are stuffing
he/she/it is stuffing
we are stuffing
you are stuffing
they are stuffing
Present Perfect
I have stuffed
you have stuffed
he/she/it has stuffed
we have stuffed
you have stuffed
they have stuffed
Past Continuous
I was stuffing
you were stuffing
he/she/it was stuffing
we were stuffing
you were stuffing
they were stuffing
Past Perfect
I had stuffed
you had stuffed
he/she/it had stuffed
we had stuffed
you had stuffed
they had stuffed
Future
I will stuff
you will stuff
he/she/it will stuff
we will stuff
you will stuff
they will stuff
Future Perfect
I will have stuffed
you will have stuffed
he/she/it will have stuffed
we will have stuffed
you will have stuffed
they will have stuffed
Future Continuous
I will be stuffing
you will be stuffing
he/she/it will be stuffing
we will be stuffing
you will be stuffing
they will be stuffing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stuffing
you have been stuffing
he/she/it has been stuffing
we have been stuffing
you have been stuffing
they have been stuffing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stuffing
you will have been stuffing
he/she/it will have been stuffing
we will have been stuffing
you will have been stuffing
they will have been stuffing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stuffing
you had been stuffing
he/she/it had been stuffing
we had been stuffing
you had been stuffing
they had been stuffing
Conditional
I would stuff
you would stuff
he/she/it would stuff
we would stuff
you would stuff
they would stuff
Past Conditional
I would have stuffed
you would have stuffed
he/she/it would have stuffed
we would have stuffed
you would have stuffed
they would have stuffed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical objectstuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
substance - the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists; "DNA is the substance of our genes"
ballast - any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship
bedding material, bedding, litter - material used to provide a bed for animals
rind - the natural outer covering of food (usually removed before eating)
precursor - a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction)
corpuscle, mote, particle, speck, molecule, atom - (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
ammunition - any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction
floc, floccule - a small loosely aggregated mass of flocculent material suspended in or precipitated from a liquid
HAZMAT - an abbreviation for `hazardous material' used on warning signs; "NO HAZMATS IN TUNNEL"
aggregate - material such as sand or gravel used with cement and water to make concrete, mortar, or plaster
raw material, staple - material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing
sorbate - a material that has been or is capable of being taken up by another substance by either absorption or adsorption
sorbent, sorbent material - a material that sorbs another substance; i.e. that has the capacity or tendency to take it up by either absorption or adsorption
diamagnet - a substance that exhibits diamagnetism
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
rock, stone - material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust; "that mountain is solid rock"; "stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries"
adhesive, adhesive agent, adhesive material - a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
sealing material - any substance used to seal joints or fill cracks in a porous surface
animal material - material derived from animals
fluff - any light downy material
bimetal - material made by bonding together sheets of two different metals
abradant, abrasive, abrasive material - a substance that abrades or wears down
chemical, chemical substance - material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
composite material - strong lightweight material developed in the laboratory; fibers of more than one kind are bonded together chemically
conductor - a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat
dielectric, insulator, nonconductor - a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity
contaminant, contamination - a substance that contaminates
particulate, particulate matter - a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant)
dust - free microscopic particles of solid material; "astronomers say that the empty space between planets actually contains measurable amounts of dust"
elastomer - any of various elastic materials that resemble rubber (resumes its original shape when a deforming force is removed)
earth, ground - the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface; "they dug into the earth outside the church"
emission, discharge - a substance that is emitted or released
detritus - loose material (stone fragments and silt etc) that is worn away from rocks
waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product - any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"
fiber, fibre - a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
filling, fill - any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench"
foam - a lightweight material in cellular form; made by introducing gas bubbles during manufacture
homogenate - material that has been homogenized (especially tissue that has been ground and mixed); "liver homogenate"
humate - material that is high in humic acids
impregnation - material with which something is impregnated; "the impregnation, whatever it was, had turned the rock blue"
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
packing, packing material, wadding - any material used especially to protect something
coloring material, colour, colouring material, color - any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
2.stuff - miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff"
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
gismo, gizmo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingamajig, thingmabob, thingmajig, thingumabob, thingumajig, thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatchamacallum, whatsis, widget, doodad, doohickey, doojigger, gimmick - something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known; "she eased the ball-shaped doodad back into its socket"; "there may be some great new gizmo around the corner that you will want to use"
etcetera - additional unspecified odds and ends; more of the same; "his report was full of etceteras"
sundries - miscellaneous objects too numerous or too small to be specified
3.stuff - informal terms for personal possessions; "did you take all your clobber?"
personal estate, personal property, personalty, private property - movable property (as distinguished from real estate)
4.stuff - senseless talk; "don't give me that stuff"
hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality, bunk - a message that seems to convey no meaning
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
5.stuff - unspecified qualities required to do or be something; "the stuff of heros"; "you don't have the stuff to be a United States Marine"
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
6.stuff - information in some unspecified form; "it was stuff I had heard before"; "there's good stuff in that book"
info, information - a message received and understood
7.stuff - a critically important or characteristic component; "suspense is the very stuff of narrative"
essence, heart and soul, inwardness, nitty-gritty, pith, substance, gist, kernel, nub, meat, core, sum, marrow, heart, center, centre - the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
Verb1.stuff - cram into a cavity; "The child stuffed candy into his pockets"
chock up, cram, jampack, wad, ram, jam - crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked"
overstuff - stuff too much; "The pillow was overstuffed"
pad, fill out - line or stuff with soft material; "pad a bra"
cram - put something somewhere so that the space is completely filled; "cram books into the suitcase"
2.stuff - press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
push, force - move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
3.stuff - obstructstuff - obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked"
clog, clog up, congest, choke off, foul, back up, choke - become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
loosen up, unstuff - cause to become unblocked; "The medicine unstuffed my nose in minutes!"
4.stuff - overeat or eat immodestlystuff - overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"
eat - eat a meal; take a meal; "We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls"; "I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation"
5.stuff - treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting; "stuff a bearskin"
impregnate, saturate - infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol"
6.stuff - fill tightly with a material; "stuff a pillow with feathers"
farce, stuff - fill with a stuffing while cooking; "Have you stuffed the turkey yet?"
cork - stuff with cork; "The baseball player stuffed his bat with cork to make it lighter"
fill, fill up, make full - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
7.stuff - fill with a stuffing while cooking; "Have you stuffed the turkey yet?"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
stuff - fill tightly with a material; "stuff a pillow with feathers"
fill, fill up, make full - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"

stuff

noun
2. nonsense, rubbish, rot, trash, bunk (informal), foolishness, humbug, twaddle, tripe (informal), baloney (informal), verbiage, claptrap (informal), bunkum, poppycock (informal), balderdash, pants (slang), bosh (informal), stuff and nonsense, tommyrot Don't tell me you believe in all that stuff.
3. substance, material, essence, matter, staple, pith, quintessence The idea that we can be what we want has become the stuff of TV commercials.
4. facts, information, subject, data These chaps know their stuff after seven years of war.
verb
1. shove, force, push, squeeze, jam, ram, wedge, compress, stow His trousers were stuffed inside the tops of his boots.
2. cram, fill, pack, load, crowd wallets stuffed with dollars
stuff yourself gorge, gobble, guzzle, satiate, pig out (slang), sate, overindulge, make a pig of yourself (informal), gormandize I could stuff myself with ten chocolate bars and still feel hungry.

stuff

noun
1. That from which things are or can be made:
Idiom: grist for one's mill.
2. The most central and material part:
Law: gravamen.
3. Informal. One's portable property:
belonging (often used in plural), effect (used in plural), good (used in plural), lares and penates, personal effects, personal property, possession (used in plural), property, thing (often used in plural).
Law: chattel, movable (often used in plural).
4. The basic substance or essential elements of character that qualify a person for a specified role:
verb
To fill to excess by compressing or squeezing tightly:
Informal: jam-pack.
Translations
أَشْيَاءقِماشمادَّهمَتاع، أشياء غَيْر مُهِمَّهيَحْشو
hmotakrámylátkamastnacpat
farserefyldehabengutmaterialeproppe
aine
stvari
draslefnifataefniseta fyllingu ístoppa upp
もの原料壊れる材料満たす
물질
audumsgrabažasizbāztizejvielaizgatavot izbāzeni
krámyplniť
nabasatinadevatisnovstvari
saker
สิ่งต่างๆ
những thứ

stuff

[stʌf]
A. N
1. (= substance, material)
1.1. (lit) what's that stuff in the bucket?¿qué es eso que hay en el cubo?
"do you want some beetroot?" - "no, I hate the stuff"-¿quieres remolacha? -no, la detesto
"would you like some wine?" - " no, thanks, I never touch the stuff"-¿quieres un poco de vino? -no gracias, nunca lo pruebo
have you got any more of that varnish stuff?¿tienes más barniz de ése?
do you call this stuff beer?¿a esto lo llamas cerveza?
radioactive waste is dangerous stufflos residuos radiactivos son cosa peligrosa
1.2. (fig) there is some good stuff in that bookese libro tiene cosas buenas
I can't read his stuffno puedo con sus libros
he was made of less heroic stuffno tenía tanta madera de héroe
to be made of sterner stuffno ser tan blandengue
show him what kind of stuff you are made ofdemuéstrale que tienes madera
that's the stuff!¡muy bien!, ¡así se hace!
2. (= belongings) → cosas fpl, bártulos mpl, chismes mpl (Sp)
where have you put my stuff?¿dónde has puesto mis cosas?, ¿dónde has puesto mis bártulos or (Sp) chismes?
quite a lot of stuff had been stolenhabían robado bastantes cosas
can I put my stuff in your room?¿puedo poner mis cosas en tu cuarto?
he brought back a lot of stuff from Chinatrajo muchas cosas de China
3. (= nonsense) → historias fpl
all that stuff about how he wants to help ustodas esas historias or todo el cuento ese de que quiere ayudarnos
don't give me that stuff! I know what you're been up to!¡no me vengas con esas historias or ese cuento! ¡sé lo que pretendes!
stuff and nonsense! (o.f.) → ¡tonterías!, ¡puro cuento!
4. to do one's stuff go on, Jim, do your stuff! let's see a goal!¡venga Jim! ¡muéstranos lo que vales, mete ese gol!
we'll have to wait for the lawyers to do their stufftendremos que esperar a que los abogados hagan su parte
to know one's stuffser un experto
see also strut 1 B
5. and stuffy tal
he was busy writing letters and stuffestaba ocupado escribiendo cartas y tal
I haven't got time for boyfriends, the cinema and stuff like that or and all that stuffno tengo tiempo para novios, el cine y rollos por el estilo
6. (= essence) the (very) stuff of sth: the pleasures and pains that are the stuff of human relationshipslas alegrías y las penas que constituyen la esencia de las relaciones humanas
he's hardly the stuff of romantic dreamsno es precisamente el ideal de los sueños románticos
his feats on the tennis court are the stuff of legendsus proezas en la cancha de tenis son legendarias
7. I couldn't give a stuff what he thinksme importa un comino lo que piense
8. (Brit) (= girl, woman) she's a nice bit of stuffestá bien buena
see also hot C
9. (Drugs) → mercancía f
10. (archaic) (= fabric) → género m, tela f
B. VT
1. (= fill, pack) [+ chicken, peppers, cushion, toy] → rellenar (with con) [+ sack, box, pockets] → llenar (with de) [+ hole, leak] → tapar; (in taxidermy) [+ animal] → disecar, embalsamar
he had to stuff his ears with cotton wooltuvo que llenarse las orejas de algodón
they stuffed him with morphine >lo atiborraron de morfina
to stuff one's head with useless factsllenarse la cabeza de información que no vale para nada
her head is stuffed with formulaetiene la cabeza llena de fórmulas
to stuff a ballot box (US) (Pol) llenar una urna de votos fraudulentos
to stuff one's face stuff o.s. (with food)atracarse or atiborrarse de comida, darse un atracón
2. (= put) to stuff sth in or into sthmeter algo en algo
he stuffed his hands in his pocketsse metió las manos en los bolsillos
he stuffed it into his pocketse lo metió de prisa en el bolsillo
can we stuff any more in?¿caben más?
stuff your books on the tablepon tus libros en la mesa
to stuff sth down sb's throatmeter a algn algo por la fuerza
I'm sick of having ideology stuffed down my throatestoy harto de que me metan la ideología a la fuerza
3. (Brit) (in exclamations) stuff you!¡vete a tomar por culo! (Sp) , ¡vete al carajo! (LAm)
oh, stuff it! I've had enough for today¡a la mierda! ¡por hoy ya vale!
if you don't like it, you can stuff itsi no te gusta te jodes
(you know where) you can stuff that!¡ya sabes por dónde te lo puedes meter!
stuff the government!¡que se joda el gobierno!
get stuffed!¡vete a tomar por culo! (Sp) , ¡vete al carajo! (LAm)
4. (= defeat) → dar un palizón a, machacar
C. VI (= guzzle) → atracarse de comida, atiborrarse de comida, darse un atracón
stuff up VT + ADV to be stuffed up [person] → estar constipado
my nose is stuffed uptengo la nariz taponada or atascada
to get stuffed up [pipe] → atascarse

stuff

[ˈstʌf]
n
(= substance) → truc m
I need some stuff for hay fever → J'ai besoin d'un truc contre le rhume des foins.
What's that stuff in the bucket? → C'est quoi ce truc dans le seau?
(= things) → trucs mpl
There's some stuff on the table for you → Il y a des trucs sur la table pour toi.
Quite a lot of stuff had been stolen → Pas mal de trucs avait été volé.
(= belongings) → affaires fpl
Have you got all your stuff? → Est-ce que tu as toutes tes affaires?
(= what people say, do, write) → truc m
There's some stuff about him on this website → Il y a un truc sur lui sur ce site.
I don't believe in all that stuff → Je ne crois pas en tous ces trucs.
to know one's stuff → connaître son affaire
vt
to stuff sth with sth (= fill) [+ bag, case, wallet] → bourrer qch de qch
to stuff a bag with sth → bourrer un sac de qch
to stuff sth into a bag → bourrer qch dans un sac
to stuff o.s. (with food)s'empiffrer
to stuff one's face → s'en mettre plein la lampe
get stuffed! (British)va te faire foutre!
(= put stuffing in) [+ cushion, mattress, chair, toy] → rembourrer
(COOKERY) [+ chicken, turkey] → farcir; [+ tomato, mushroom, cabbage] → farcir
[+ animal] (for display)empailler
(= shove) → fourrer
I stuffed my hands in my pockets → J'ai fourré mes mains dans mes poches.

stuff

n
Zeug nt; black/sweet etc stuffschwarzes/süßes etc Zeug; the stuff that dreams are made ofder Stoff, aus dem die Träume sind; the stuff of tragedyechte Tragik; show him what kind of stuff you’re made ofzeig ihm, aus welchem Holz du geschnitzt bist; there was a lot of rough stuffes ging ziemlich rau zu; there is some good stuff in that bookin dem Buch stecken ein paar gute Sachen; it’s poor/good stuffdas ist schlecht/gut; this book is strong stuffdas Buch ist starker Tobak; this tea is strong stuffder Tee ist ziemlich stark; I can’t read his stuffich kann sein Zeug nicht lesen; his later stuff is less originalseine späteren Sachen sind weniger originell; he brought me some stuff to read/to pass the timeer hat mir etwas zum Lesen/zur Unterhaltung mitgebracht; books and stuffBücher und so (inf); and stuff like thatund so was (inf); all that stuff about how he wants to help usall das Gerede, dass er uns helfen will; stuff and nonsenseQuatsch m (inf), → Blödsinn m; all this stuff about Father Christmas (inf)all der Quatsch vom Weihnachtsmann (inf)
(inf) she’s a nice bit of stuffdie ist nicht ohne (inf); a drop of the hard stuffein Schluck von dem scharfen Zeug; that’s the stuff!so ists richtig!, weiter so!; to do one’s stuffseine Nummer abziehen (inf); go on, do your stuff!nun mach mal or doch! (inf); he did his stuff weller hat seine Sache gut gemacht; to know one’s stuffwissen, wovon man redet, sich auskennen ? hot stuff
(= possessions)Zeug nt, → Sachen pl
(inf: = drugs) → Stoff m (inf)
(old: = cloth) → Material nt, → Stoff m
vt
(= fill) container, room, personvollstopfen; holezustopfen, verstopfen; contents, object, books(hinein)stopfen (→ into in +acc); (into envelope) → stecken (→ into in +acc); to stuff somebody with foodjdn mit Essen vollstopfen, jdn mästen (inf); to stuff one’s face (inf)sich vollstopfen (inf); I’m stuffed (inf: with food) → ich bin total voll (inf); to stuff something awayetw wegstecken; he stuffed it away in his pocketer stopfte es in seine Tasche; he stuffed some money into my hander drückte mir Geld in die Hand; to stuff one’s fingers into one’s earssich (dat)die Finger in die Ohren stecken; to be stuffed up (with a cold)verschnupft sein, eine verstopfte Nase haben; my nose is stuffed upich habe eine verstopfte Nase
(Cook) → füllen
cushion etcfüllen; toyausstopfen; (in taxidermy) → ausstopfen; a stuffed toyein Stofftier nt
(Brit inf) stuff it (= be quiet)halts Maul! (inf), → Schnauze! (inf); get stuffed!du kannst mich mal (inf)!; I told him to stuff it or to get stuffedich habe ihm gesagt, er kann mich mal (inf); you can stuff your job etcdu kannst deinen blöden Job etc behalten (inf); stuff him!der kann mich mal! (inf); stuff the tax reform!ich scheiß auf die Steuerreform! (sl)
vi (inf: = eat) → sich vollstopfen (inf)
vr to stuff oneself (with food/on cakes)sich (mit Essen/Kuchen) vollstopfen (inf)

stuff

[stʌf]
1. n
a. (substance) → roba
there is some good stuff in that book → ci sono delle buone cose in quel libro
it's dangerous stuff → è roba pericolosa
do you call this stuff beer? → questa robaccia la chiami birra?
I can't read his stuff → non riesco a leggere quello che scrive
he's the stuff that heroes are made of → ha la stoffa dell'eroe
b. (possessions, equipment) → cose fpl, roba
she leaves her stuff scattered about → lascia la sua roba sparsa in giro
c. (fam) (nonsense) all that stuff about her leavingtutte quelle storie sulla sua partenza
stuff and nonsense! → sciocchezze!
d. (fam) to do one's stufffare la propria parte
go on, do your stuff! → forza, fai quello che devi fare!
he certainly knows his stuff → sa il fatto suo
2. vt (fill) → riempire (Culin) → farcire; (animal, for exhibition) → impagliare
to stuff (with) (container) → riempire (di) (cushion, toy) → imbottire (di)
to stuff into (stow, contents) → ficcare (in)
he stuffed it into his pocket → se lo ficcò in tasca
my nose is stuffed up → ho il naso chiuso
get stuffed! (offensive) → va' a farti fottere!
stuffed shirt (fam) → pallone m gonfiato
to stuff o.s. (with food) → rimpinzarsi, strafogarsi

stuff1

(staf) noun
1. material or substance. What is that black oily stuff on the beach?; The doctor gave me some good stuff for removing warts; Show them what stuff you're made of! (= how brave, strong etc you are).
2. (unimportant) matter, things, objects etc. We'll have to get rid of all this stuff when we move house.
3. an old word for cloth.
know one's stuff
to be skilful and knowledgeable in one's chosen subject.
that's the stuff!
that's just what is wanted!.

stuff2

(staf) verb
1. to pack or fill tightly, often hurriedly or untidily. His drawer was stuffed with papers; She stuffed the fridge with food; The children have been stuffing themselves with ice-cream.
2. to fill (eg a turkey, chicken etc) with stuffing before cooking.
3. to fill the skin of (a dead animal or bird) to preserve the appearance it had when alive. They stuffed the golden eagle.
ˈstuffing noun
1. material used for stuffing eg toy animals. The teddy-bear had lost its stuffing.
2. a mixture containing eg breadcrumbs, spices, sausage-meat etc, used for stuffing chickens etc.
stuff up
to block. He stuffed the hole up with some newspaper; I've got a cold and my nose is stuffed up.

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stuff

n. material, elemento;
vt. embutir, llenar, empaquetar;
to ___ oneselfhartarse.
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Laurie's a nice boy and I like him, and I won't have any sentimental stuff about compliments and such rubbish.
I was going to say," remarked Ned with a smile, "that you were coming it rather strong on the school-book stuff.
The next time she made bread, she scraped this sour stuff down into the fresh dough to serve as yeast.
What with the ship's surgeon and this other doctor, our only danger will be from drug or pill; more by token, as there is a lot of apothecary's stuff aboard, which I traded for with a Spanish vessel.
So, if any one man, in his own proper person, afford stuff for a good joke to anybody, let him not be backward, but let him cheerfully allow himself to spend and be spent in that way.
Reckoning ten barrels to the ton, you have ten tons for the net weight of only three quarters of the stuff of the whale's skin.
It was a nasty job killing these, for when you plunged your knife into them they would burst and splash foul-smelling stuff into your face; and when a man's sleeves were smeared with blood, and his hands steeped in it, how was he ever to wipe his face, or to clear his eyes so that he could see?
So, now, old coon," said he to the man at the bar, "get us hot water, and sugar, and cigars, and plenty of the real stuff and we'll have a blow-out.
We used to hop out of the woods and go charging down on hog-drivers and women in carts taking garden stuff to market, but we never hived any of them.
Silas now found himself and his cottage suddenly beset by mothers who wanted him to charm away the whooping-cough, or bring back the milk, and by men who wanted stuff against the rheumatics or the knots in the hands; and, to secure themselves against a refusal, the applicants brought silver in their palms.
The only legitimate attachment to print stuff, I was told, was to print stuff in the form of blouse, tennis, or boating costume.
I would not draw lots however, and in the night the sailor whispered to Helmar again and again, and I sat in the bows with my clasp-knife in my hand, though I doubt if I had the stuff in me to fight; and in the morning I agreed to Helmar's proposal, and we handed halfpence to find the odd man.