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stuff·ing

 (stŭf′ĭng)
n.
1. Padding put in cushions and upholstered furniture.
2. Food put into the cavity of a piece of meat or a vegetable that has been hollowed out.

stuffing

(ˈstʌfɪŋ)
n
1. (Textiles) the material with which something is stuffed
2. (Cookery) a mixture of chopped and seasoned ingredients with which poultry, meat, etc, is stuffed before cooking
3. knock the stuffing out of someone to upset or dishearten someone completely

stuff•ing

(ˈstʌf ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of a person or thing that stuffs.
2. a material or substance used to stuff something.
3. seasoned bread crumbs or other filling used to stuff poultry, vegetables, etc., before cooking.
[1520–30]

stuffing

  • forcemeat, farce - A highly seasoned mixture containing chopped meat, forcemeat is an alteration of farcemeat, "stuffing," and has a synonym—farce.
  • duxelles - A stuffing made from mushrooms, onions, shallots, and parsley, named after the Marquis d'Uxelles, a 17th-century French nobleman.
  • excelsior - The curled shavings of soft wood used for packing and stuffing.
  • taxidermy - The stuffing of dead animals.

stuffing

Packing of cargo into a container. See also unstuffing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stuffing - a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetablesstuffing - a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
turkey stuffing - stuffing for turkey
oyster dressing, oyster stuffing - stuffing made with oysters
forcemeat, farce - mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs
concoction, intermixture, mixture - any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; "he volunteered to taste her latest concoction"; "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"
2.stuffing - padding put in mattresses and cushions and upholstered furniture
batten, batting - stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber
cushioning, padding - artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort

stuffing

noun
1. filling, farce, forcemeat, farcemeat a stuffing for turkey, guinea fowl or chicken
2. wadding, filling, packing, quilting, kapok She made a wig from pillow stuffing.
Translations
حَشْوَة التَّحْنيطحَشْوَة الطَّعام
nádivkavycpávka
farsfyldpolstring
töltelék
fyllingfylling, stopp, tróî
dolgu maddesidolma içikıtık

stuffing

[ˈstʌfɪŋ] N [of furniture, stuffed animal] → relleno m, borra f (Culin) → relleno m
he's got no stuffingno tiene carácter, no tiene agallas
to knock the stuffing out of sbdejar a algn para el arrastre
he had the stuffing knocked out of him by the blowel golpe lo dejó sin fuerzas ni ánimo

stuffing

[ˈstʌfɪŋ] n
(in sofa, chair, cushion, mattress)rembourrage m
(COOKERY) (to eat)farce f

stuffing

n (of pillow, quilt, Cook) → Füllung f; (of furniture)Polstermaterial nt; (in taxidermy, toys) → Füllmaterial nt, → Stopfmaterial nt; to knock the stuffing out of somebody (inf)jdn fertigmachen (inf), → jdn schaffen (inf)

stuffing

[ˈstʌfɪŋ] n (in cushion) → imbottitura (Culin) → farcia, ripieno
to knock the stuffing out of sb (subj, boxer, blow) → mettere al tappeto

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.
References in classic literature ?
On one side of the room were the hoppers, into which men shoveled loads of meat and wheelbarrows full of spices; in these great bowls were whirling knives that made two thousand revolutions a minute, and when the meat was ground fine and adulterated with potato flour, and well mixed with water, it was forced to the stuffing machines on the other side of the room.
Not a chicken or turkey or duck in the barn-yard but looked grave when they saw her approaching, and seemed evidently to be reflecting on their latter end; and certain it was that she was always meditating on trussing, stuffing and roasting, to a degree that was calculated to inspire terror in any reflecting fowl living.
I seem to have knocked the stuffing all out of them, it appears to me.
He cast a sinister look at the little flame which I had enticed to play between the ribs, swept the cat from its elevation, and bestowing himself in the vacancy, commenced the operation of stuffing a three-inch pipe with tobacco.
It was succeeded by a breathless pause, as Mrs Cratchit, looking slowly all along the carving-knife, prepared to plunge it in the breast; but when she did, and when the long expected gush of stuffing issued forth, one murmur of delight arose all round the board, and even Tiny Tim, excited by the two young Cratchits, beat on the table with the handle of his knife, and feebly cried Hurrah.
Standing at this table, I became conscious of the servile Pumblechook in a black cloak and several yards of hatband, who was alternately stuffing himself, and making obsequious movements to catch my attention.
It consists of a stuffed cucumber, and the stuffing is to be made of these pearls.
The nutmeg, with which they are in the habit of stuffing their crops, flavours their flesh and renders it delicious eating.
And my American leather sofa with the stuffing sticking out.
Buried in the smoke of many rifles his anger was directed not so much against the men whom he knew were rushing toward him as against the swirling battle phantoms which were choking him, stuffing their smoke robes down his parched throat.
Stuffing it into his pockets, as well as filling both arms with it, he departed homewards with his prize, after giving me his word to bring me the books privately on the morrow.
For my part, if I were the owner of the palace, I would bid my gardener cultivate nothing but savory pot herbs to make a stuffing for roast meat, or to flavor a stew with.