stuff the ballot box

Definition of stuff the ballot box

US

  1. :  to vote more than once in an election in order to help someone win Fans stuffed the ballot box for their favorite players.

Word by Word Definitions

stuffplay
  1. :  materials, supplies, or equipment used in various activities: such as

    :  military baggage

    :  personal property

  1. :  to fill by packing things in :  cram

    :  to fill to satiety :  surfeit

    :  to prepare (meat or vegetables) by filling or lining with a stuffing

ballotplay
  1. :  a small ball used in secret voting

    :  a sheet of paper used to cast a secret vote

    :  the action or system of secret voting

  1. :  to vote or decide by ballot

  1. :  an evergreen shrub or small tree (genus Buxus of the family Buxaceae, the box family) with opposite entire leaves and capsular fruits

    :  a widely cultivated shrub (B. sempervirens) used for hedges, borders, and topiary figures

  1. :  a rigid typically rectangular container with or without a cover : such as

    :  an open cargo container of a vehicle

    :  coffin

  1. :  to enclose in or as if in a box

  1. :  a punch or slap especially on the ear

  1. :  to hit (something, especially someone's ears) with the hand

    :  to engage in boxing with

    :  to fight with the fists :  engage in boxing


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