See also: stuffie

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  • IPA(key): /ˈstʌfi/
  • Rhymes: -ʌfi
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AdjectiveEdit

stuffy (comparative stuffier, superlative stuffiest)

  1. Poorly ventilated; partially plugged.
    I can’t smell very well today – I have a stuffy nose.
    Let’s go outside – it’s getting stuffy in here.
  2. Stout; mettlesome; resolute.
  3. (US) Angry and obstinate; sulky.
  4. Boring, uninteresting, over-formal, pompous, very conventional.
    The stuffy professor droned on as the class lost interest.
  5. (Scotland) Stout; sturdy.

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stuffy (plural stuffies)

  1. (US, Canada, colloquial, often childish) Synonym of stuffed toy

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