Stuff - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |stʌf|  American pronunciation of the word stuff
Brit.  |stʌf|  British pronunciation of the word stuff
- the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object (syn: material)
- miscellaneous unspecified objects
- informal terms for personal possessions (syn: clobber)
- senseless talk (syn: hooey, poppycock)
- unspecified qualities required to do or be something
- information in some unspecified form
- a critically important or characteristic component
- cram into a cavity
- press or force (syn: shove, squeeze, thrust)
- obstruct (syn: block, choke up, lug)
- overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself (syn: binge, engorge, glut, gorge, gormandize, ingurgitate, overeat, overindulge, satiate)
- treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting
- fill tightly with a material
- fill with a stuffing while cooking (syn: farce)

Examples

She got out the cooking stuff to bake some cookies.

computers, word processors, and stuff like that

I need a place to store my stuff.

Pick that stuff up off the floor.

He is made of sterner stuff than his father.

This book is poor stuff.

Apples, oranges, this kind of stuff.

He was on the stuff.

There is some good football stuff in that player.

I simply can't stuff any more clothes into this case.

She stuffed her things into a suitcase.

They stuffed their suitcases with all sorts of things.

Those containers must be stuffed with miscellaneous general stuff.

Stuff the rabbits and roast them.

He stuffed his fingers into his ears.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: stuff
he/she/it: stuffs
present participle: stuffing
past tense: stuffed
past participle: stuffed
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