stuff it

idiom

informal
used as an angry and rude way to say that one does not want something or is not interested in something
When they offered me the job I told them they could stuff it.

Examples of stuff it in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the daytime while sightseeing, wear it over a bandeau with linen or denim shorts or stuff it in your tote for the boat. Lane Nieset, Travel + Leisure, 14 June 2024 Chop it, slice it, stuff it, wrap it, batter it and, what else, deep fry. Roxana Popescu, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 May 2024 Slice your croissant in half, then stuff it with the cookie dough (either store bought or homemade works). Sharon Greenthal, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Mar. 2024 For anyone who has ever bought a body brush with every intention of using it before every bath or shower, only to stuff it in the back of the bathroom cabinet within a week or two, this serum is for you. Hannah Baxter, Allure, 5 Mar. 2024 What would the point of doing this be if lithium extraction creates as much local or global environmental damage as the stuff it is meant to be replacing? Erik Klemetti, Discover Magazine, 20 Sep. 2023 Rather than getting your bag confiscated or having to stuff it in an external locker, pick up one of these clear bags instead, to get through security with ease. Tim Chan, Variety, 15 Aug. 2023 The movie’s attention to detail is impressive as Simien & Co. stuff it with characters, moments and Easter eggs from the ride. Joey Morona, cleveland, 25 July 2023 Pull Zavala’s brisket apart with your hands, then stuff it into a tortilla. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 1 May 2023

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“Stuff it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stuff%20it. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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