stuffed shirt


stuffed shirt

noun

: a person who behaves in a very formal way and expects to be treated as someone very important

Full Definition of STUFFED SHIRT

:  a smug, conceited, and usually pompous person often with an inflexibly conservative or reactionary attitude

Examples of STUFFED SHIRT

  1. <the stuffed shirts in this organization don't seem to realize that without new blood our extinction is inevitable>

First Known Use of STUFFED SHIRT

1904

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