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stuffing

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(Entry 1 of 2)

soft material that is used to fill the hollow parts of something
  • never heard of using goose down as stuffing for comforters until she moved to a cold climate

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stuffing

verb
present participle of stuff

Synonyms & Antonyms of stuffing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to close up so that no empty spaces remain
  • stuffed the box with tissue paper so the contents wouldn't rattle around

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2 to fill with food to capacity
  • kids who stuff themselves with junk food after school and then don't have any room for supper

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3 to fit (people or things) into a tight space
  • stuffed all the kids into the back of the car

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4 to prevent passage through by filling with something
  • I can't smell anything, as my nose is all stuffed

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5 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained
  • stuffed a whole suitcase with gifts for her relatives in Mexico

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The first known use of stuffing was in the 15th century

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“Stuffing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stuffing. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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