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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