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    stuff - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stuff

    Definition
    (noun) the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    Synonyms : material
    Example Sentence
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
    Definition
    (noun) miscellaneous unspecified objects
    Example Sentence
    • the trunk was full of stuff
    Definition
    (noun) informal terms for personal possessions
    Synonyms : clobber
    Example Sentence
    • did you take all your clobber?
    Definition
    (noun) senseless talk
    Example Sentence
    • don't give me that stuff
    Definition
    (noun) unspecified qualities required to do or be something
    Example Sentence
    • the stuff of heros
    • you don't have the stuff to be a United States Marine
    Definition
    (noun) information in some unspecified form
    Example Sentence
    • it was stuff I had heard before
    • there's good stuff in that book
    Definition
    (noun) a critically important or characteristic component
    Example Sentence
    • suspense is the very stuff of narrative
    Definition
    (verb) cram into a cavity
    Example Sentence
    • The child stuffed candy into his pockets
    Definition
    (verb) press or force
    Synonyms : shove , squeeze , thrust
    Example Sentence
    • Stuff money into an envelope
    • She thrust the letter into his hand
    Definition
    (verb) obstruct
    Synonyms : block , choke up , lug
    Example Sentence
    • My nose is all stuffed
    • Her arteries are blocked
    Definition
    (verb) overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
    Example Sentence
    • She stuffed herself at the dinner
    • The kids binged on ice cream
    Definition
    (verb) treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting
    Example Sentence
    • stuff a bearskin
    Definition
    (verb) fill tightly with a material
    Example Sentence
    • stuff a pillow with feathers
    Definition
    (verb) fill with a stuffing while cooking
    Synonyms : farce
    Example Sentence
    • Have you stuffed the turkey yet?
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