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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.]

stuffed

(stʌft)
adj
1. (Cookery) filled with something, esp (of poultry and other food) filled with stuffing
2. (Physiology) (foll by up) (of the nasal passages) blocked with mucus
3. get stuffed! slang Brit an exclamation of contemptuous anger or annoyance, esp against another person

stuffed

  • farctated, farctate - A farctated diner is one who cannot eat another bite; if you are farctate, you are stuffed to the gills or bloated from eating a large meal.
  • pimola - An olive stuffed with sweet red pepper.
  • gefilte fish - Not a species, but a fish loaf made from various kinds of ground fish and other ingredients; the first word is from Yiddish, from German gefullte, "stuffed."
  • pudding - Originally a sausage—the stomach or intestine of a pig, sheep, etc.—stuffed with other food.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stuffed - filled with something; "a stuffed turkey"
full - containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing"
2.stuffed - crammed with food; "a full stomach"; "I feel stuffed"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
full - containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing"
Translations
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stuffed

[stʌft]
A. ADJ
1. (in taxidermy) [animal] → disecado, embalsamado
2. (Culin) stuffed peppers/tomatoespimientos mpl/tomates mpl rellenos
3. (= full) I'm stuffedestoy hasta arriba
B. CPD stuffed shirt N (fig) he's a bit of a stuffed shirtes un poco estirado
stuffed toy N (US) → muñeco m de peluche

stuffed

[ˈstʌft] adj
(= full up) [person] → gavé(e)
to be stuffed full → être bourré(e) à craquer
His wallet was stuffed full → Son portefeuille était bourré à craquer.stuffed animal (mainly US) stuffed toy nanimal m en peluchestuffed up adj (= bunged up) [nose] → bouché(e)
my nose is stuffed up, I'm all stuffed up → j'ai le nez bouché
References in classic literature ?
The fat turkey was a sight to behold, when Hannah sent him up, stuffed, browned, and decorated.
In the office he wore also a linen duster with huge pockets into which he continually stuffed scraps of paper.
The crazy boy lay under the only window, stretched on a gunny-sack stuffed with straw.
It seemed to her a very large amount of money, and the way in which it stuffed and bulged her worn old porte-monnaie gave her a feeling of importance such as she had not enjoyed for years.
I stuffed a shirt or two into my old carpet-bag, tucked it under my arm, and started for Cape Horn and the Pacific.
On both sides the sea came in at the wounded planks, but we stuffed two or three drawers and shirts in, and so stopped the leaks for the time.
The next day I had my feet thoroughly cleansed and stuffed with tow soaked in some strong lotion; and an unpleasant business it was.
Presumably sausages were once chopped and stuffed by hand, and if so it would be interesting to know how many workers had been displaced by these inventions.
They are now seated around the social board, and are getting decidedly companionable; only that Cassy, who keeps little Eliza on her lap, occasionally squeezes the little thing, in a manner that rather astonishes her, and obstinately refuses to have her mouth stuffed with cake to the extent the little one desires,--alleging, what the child rather wonders at, that she has got something better than cake, and doesn't want it.
There was a fuss betwixt Major-General Tommy Drake and Lieutenant-Colonel Agnes Frisbie, and he snatched her doll away, which is made of white kid stuffed with sawdust, and tore every rag of its clothes off, right before them all, and is under arrest, and the charge is conduct un - "
I dozed off to sleep while contemplating a great white stuffed owl which was looking intently down on me from a high perch with the air of a person who thought he had met me before, but could not make out for certain.
I moved the wax flowers off the mantelpiece so they wouldn't melt, and put the shells, the coral, and the green stuffed bird on top of the what-not, so the children wouldn't ask to play with them.