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

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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 No knock on McNeill, who sounds like an athletic-but-stout and savvy run stuffer with sack potential. Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free Press, "Alim McNeill pick gets Detroit Lions a D: Another defensive lineman, really?," 1 May 2021 Togiai is an early down run-stuffer whose non-stop effort tends to wear down opposing offensive lineman eventually. Eddie Brown, San Diego Union-Tribune, "2021 NFL Mock Draft: Three rounds!," 17 Mar. 2021 That offseason, the Patriots had let the occasionally surly Ted Washington — an elite run stuffer at defensive tackle — walk in free agency, a decision that had some shaking their heads. BostonGlobe.com, "The 15 best Patriots draft picks of the Bill Belichick era," 27 Apr. 2021 Somebody needs a run stuffer, somebody needs a guy to fill the 0 and the 1 technique and back up somebody (will sign Slaton). Edgar Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "UF QB Kyle Trask enters NFL draft on upswing, but more traditional than others in class," 26 Apr. 2021 Togiai is an early down run-stuffer whose non-stop effort tends to wear down opposing offensive lineman eventually. Eddie Brown, San Diego Union-Tribune, "2021 NFL Mock Draft: Three rounds!," 17 Mar. 2021 Togiai is an early down run-stuffer whose non-stop effort tends to wear down opposing offensive lineman eventually. Eddie Brown, San Diego Union-Tribune, "2021 NFL Mock Draft: Three rounds!," 17 Mar. 2021 Gard has often referred to Wahl as a stat-stuffer and the sophomore contributed six points, nine rebounds and two assists in 11 minutes in the opening half. Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin 82, UW-Green Bay 42: Tyler Wahl provided a spark the sluggish Badgers needed," 1 Dec. 2020 Togiai is an early down run-stuffer whose non-stop effort tends to wear down opposing offensive lineman eventually. Eddie Brown, San Diego Union-Tribune, "2021 NFL Mock Draft: Three rounds (w/compensatory picks)," 11 Mar. 2021

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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 14 May. 2021.

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