stuffed shirt

noun

Definition of stuffed shirt

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

Examples of stuffed shirt in a sentence

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

1904

First Known Use of stuffed shirt

1904


STUFFED SHIRT Defined for English Language Learners

stuffed shirt

noun

Definition of stuffed shirt for English Language Learners

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


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