stuffer

noun
stuff·​er | \ ˈstə-fər How to pronounce stuffer (audio) \

Definition of stuffer

1 : one that stuffs
2 : an enclosure (such as a leaflet) inserted in an envelope in addition to a bill, statement, or notice
3 : a series of extra threads or yarn running lengthwise in a fabric to add weight and bulk and to form a backing especially for carpets

Examples of stuffer in a Sentence

the different kinds of hot dog eaters: the stuffer who downs it in two bites; the nibbler; the mustard loader
Recent Examples on the Web And so is the run-stuffer who help solidify the interior of their defensive line. Eric Branch, San Francisco Chronicle, 14 Mar. 2022 The Ravens have agreed to a three-year deal with defensive tackle Michael Pierce, the team announced Thursday, bringing the run stuffer back to Baltimore on the day another reunion fell apart. Jonas Shaffer, Baltimore Sun, 17 Mar. 2022 The sausage stuffer tubes come in three sizes and the food grinder accessory contains four grinding discs of different calibers. Chris Hachey, BGR, 3 May 2021 Chicago does not have a dominant interior run stuffer. Childs Walker, baltimoresun.com, 19 Nov. 2021 Davis, a 6-foot-6, 340-pound run-stuffer is starting to show up on some Heisman Trophy lists. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 30 Oct. 2021 Jordan Lathon was a stat-stuffer supreme with six points, nine rebounds and 10 assists from the point-guard spot. Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5 Dec. 2021 Rookie second-round pick Christian Barmore is starting to draw some notice as a run-stuffer, with strong performances against the Cowboys and Jets the past two weeks. BostonGlobe.com, 29 Oct. 2021 Kerstein, who received an offer from Vermont during the summer, was a stat-stuffer in her first two seasons. Bob Narang, chicagotribune.com, 19 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of stuffer

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Stuffer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stuffer. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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