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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 ?
Don't be too hard on me," said the Officer, smiling; "I was beating him with a stuffed club.
But," said the Officer, still smiling, "it was a stuffed Thug.
Its head was a small sack stuffed with straw, with eyes, nose, and mouth painted on it to represent a face.
Dorothy reached up both arms and lifted the figure off the pole, for, being stuffed with straw, it was quite light.
Dorothy was puzzled at this, for it sounded queer to hear a stuffed man speak, and to see him bow and walk along beside her.
The Scarecrow found a seat in the wagon between Omby Amby and the Shaggy Man, and his weight did not add much to the load because he was stuffed with straw.
And then he strewed the table with the nuggets, stuffed ptarmigans, bead work and seal pelts of the returned Kiondiker, and began to prate to us of his millions.
And then we had him carted to a distant small hotel and put to bed with his nuggets and baby seal-skins stuffed around him.
A rope was tied around his waist to hold him in shape, for he was stuffed with straw in every part of him except the top of his head, where at one time the Wizard of Oz had placed sawdust, mixed with needles and pins, to sharpen his wits.
The Munchkin farmer who had made the Scarecrow had neglected to sew him together with close stitches and therefore some of the straw with which he was stuffed was inclined to stick out between the seams.
When this had been accomplished he stuffed the Scarecrow into symmetrical shape and smoothed out his face so that he wore his usual gay and charming expression.
Then the stuffed monarch became lost in thought recalling the days of past adventures.