Definitions of stuff

  1. To fill by crowding something into; as, to stuff one's pockets; press or pack into a small space; fill with specially prepared material; as, to stuff a chicken; put dishonest votes into; as, to stuff a ballot box.
  2. To fill by crowding: to fill very full: to press in: to crowd: to cause to bulge out by filling: to fill with seasoning, as a fowl: to fill the skin of a dead animal, so as to reproduce its living form.
  3. To press in; crowd; fill full; fill with seasoning; fill out the skin.
  4. To eat more than enough; to cram.
  5. To feed gluttonously.
  6. To feed to excess.
  7. strike violently and repeatedly; " She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"
  8. fill with a stuffing while cooking; " Have you stuffed the turkey yet?"
  9. fill tightly with an appropriate material; " stuff a pillow with feathers"; " The old lady wants to have her dead poodle stuffed by the taxidermist"
  10. To fill; to fill very full; to thrust in; to cause to bulge by filling; to all meat with seasoning; to fill the skin of a dead animal for preserving its form.
  11. To fill very full; to crowd; to press; to cause to swell out by putting something in; to thrust into; to fill meat with seasoning; to obstruct, as one of the organs; to fill, as the skin of a dead animal for preserving its likeness; to feed gluttonously.
  12. unspecified qualities required to do or be something; " the stuff of heros"; " you don't have the stuff to be a United States Marine"
  13. a critically important or characteristic component; " suspense is the very stuff of narrative"
  14. information in some unspecified form; " it was stuff I had heard before"; " there's good stuff in that book"
  15. miscellaneous unspecified objects; " the trunk was full of stuff"
  16. fill tightly with a material; " stuff a pillow with feathers"; " The old lady wants to have her dead poodle stuffed by the taxidermist"
  17. treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting; " stuff a bearskin"
  18. obstruct; " My nose is all stuffed"; " Her arteries are blocked"
  19. fill completely; " The child stuffed his pockets with candy"
  20. Material which is to be worked up in any process of manufacture.
  21. The fundamental material of which anything is made up; elemental part; essence.
  22. Woven material not made into garments; fabric of any kind; specifically, any one of various fabrics of wool or worsted; sometimes, worsted fiber.
  23. Furniture; goods; domestic vessels or utensils.
  24. A medicine or mixture; a potion.
  25. A melted mass of turpentine, tallow, etc., with which the masts, sides, and bottom of a ship are smeared for lubrication.
  26. Paper stock ground ready for use.
  27. To fill by crowding something into; to cram with something; to load to excess; as, to stuff a bedtick.
  28. To thrust or crowd; to press; to pack.
  29. To fill by being pressed or packed into.
  30. To fill with a seasoning composition of bread, meat, condiments, etc.; as, to stuff a turkey.
  31. To obstruct, as any of the organs; to affect with some obstruction in the organs of sense or respiration.
  32. To fill the skin of, for the purpose of preserving as a specimen; -- said of birds or other animals.
  33. To form or fashion by packing with the necessary material.
  34. To crowd with facts; to cram the mind of; sometimes, to crowd or fill with false or idle tales or fancies.
  35. To put fraudulent votes into ( a ballot box).
  36. To feed gluttonously; to cram.
  37. The material out of which anything may be made; the fundamental part or essence; as, hero stuff; raw material; woven fabrics or cloth; household goods; refuse or waste matter; nonsense.
  38. Materials of which anything is made: textile fabrics, cloth, esp. when woollen: worthless matter: ( B.) household furniture, etc.
  39. Material; textile fabrics; worthless matter; furniture.
  40. Rubbish; trashy ideas; nonsense.
  41. A mass of matter or collection of substances; the matter of which anything is formed; furniture; that which fills anything; elemental part; cloth fabrics; matter, particularly that which is worthless.
  42. Any collection of substances; materials of which anything is made; the woven fabric of which clothes are made; something trifling or worthless.
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