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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 ?
A CONVENTION of female writers, which for two days had been stuffing Woman's couch with goose-quills and hailing the down of a new era, adjourned with unabated enthusiasm, shouting, "Place aux dames
She went round the farm- garden, nibbling off snippets of all the different sorts of herbs that are used for stuffing roast duck.
On the table was spread a snow-white tablecloth; upon it was a splendid porcelain service, and the roast goose was steaming famously with its stuffing of apple and dried plums.
has he not been stuffing you with his confounded mushes, just in the way they treat swine before they kill them?
Still, it is but proper that one so entrancingly lovely should have the best stuffing there is going.
Gaily, roaringly, irresistibly, in jolly-good-fellow style, we dragged him from the restaurant to a cafe, stuffing his pockets with his embalmed birds and indigestible nuggets.
I seem to have knocked the stuffing all out of them, it appears to me.
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.
Yes," answered the Tin Woodman; "but our friend's clothes are useless without stuffing.
The woman of brilliance and audacity stayed behind, taking up the bills and stuffing them into a deep, irregularly-shaped pocket.
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.
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.