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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [stuhf]
    • /stʌf/
    • /stʌft/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [stuhf]
    • /stʌf/

Definitions of stuffed word

  • noun stuffed the material of which anything is made: a hard, crystalline stuff. 1
  • noun stuffed material to be worked upon or to be used in making something: wood, steel, and other stuff for building. 1
  • noun stuffed material of some unspecified kind: a cushion filled with some soft stuff. 1
  • noun stuffed Chiefly British. woven material or fabric, especially wool. 1
  • noun stuffed property, as personal belongings or equipment; things. 1
  • noun stuffed something to be swallowed, as food, drink, or medicine. 1

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Origin of stuffed

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
1300-50; (v.) late Middle English stuffen to equip, furnish < Old French estoffer literally, to stuff < Frankish *stopfōn, *stoppōn (see stop); (noun) Middle English < Old French estoffe, derivative of the v.

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Parts of speech for Stuffed


stuffed popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for stuffed

adj stuffed

  • big — A big person or thing is large in physical size.
  • brimful — Someone who is brimful of an emotion or quality feels or seems full of it. An object or place that is brimful of something is full of it.
  • brimming — completely full with something
  • ceiled — to overlay (the ceiling of a building or room) with wood, plaster, etc.
  • chock — a block or wedge of wood used to prevent the sliding or rolling of a heavy object

noun stuffed

  • bombast — Bombast is trying to impress people by saying things that sound impressive but have little meaning.
  • altiloquence — Pompous language; lofty speech.

adjective stuffed

  • crammed — If a place is crammed with things or people, it is full of them, so that there is hardly room for anything or anyone else.
  • encrusted — Simple past tense and past participle of encrust.
  • filled — to make full; put as much as can be held into: to fill a jar with water.
  • glutted — to feed or fill to satiety; sate: to glut the appetite.
  • gorged — (of a beast) represented wearing something about the neck in the manner of a collar: a lion gules gorged with a collar or.

Antonyms for stuffed

adj stuffed

  • famishing — Present participle of famish.
  • hungry — having a desire, craving, or need for food; feeling hunger.
  • insatiate — insatiable: insatiate greed.

adjective stuffed

  • esurient — Hungry or greedy.
  • hungered — Simple past tense and past participle of hunger.

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