stuffing

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noun stuff·ing \ˈstə-fiŋ\

Definition of stuffing

  1. :  material used to stuff or fill: such asa :  a soft material (such as cotton or polyester) used to fill upholstered furniture, cushions, bedding, etc.b :  a seasoned mixture (as of bread crumbs, vegetables, and butter) that is typically placed inside the cavity of a turkey, pepper, etc. and cooked

Examples of stuffing in a Sentence

  1. Would you like more stuffing?

  2. never heard of using goose down as stuffing for comforters until she moved to a cold climate

15th Century

First Known Use of stuffing

15th century



STUFFING Defined for English Language Learners

stuffing

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noun stuff·ing \ˈstə-fiŋ\

Definition of stuffing for English Language Learners

  • : soft material that is used to fill a pillow, cushion, etc.

  • : a seasoned mixture of food that is put inside another food and cooked


STUFFING Defined for Kids

stuffing

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noun stuff·ing \ˈstə-fiŋ\

Definition of stuffing for Students

  1. 1 :  a mixture (as of bread crumbs and seasonings) used to stuff a food (as meat or a vegetable)

  2. 2 :  material used in filling up something The stuffing is coming out of our couch.



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