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stuff

stuff

 
pronunciation:
stuhf
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the material or matter from or with which something is made; substance.
synonyms:
material, substance
similar words:
matter
definition 2: the core or essential element or quality of something.
She has the stuff to succeed.
synonyms:
core, essence, quiddity
definition 3: unspecified material or articles, esp. personal possessions.
Will you keep an eye on my stuff?
synonyms:
belongings, paraphernalia, personal effects, things
similar words:
good, goods, property
definition 4: (informal) unspecified abilities, ideas, talk, or action.
He knows his stuff.We did lots of stuff together.
definition 5: (informal) worthless or insignificant things or ideas.
Don't let that stuff bother you.
synonyms:
baloney, hokum, hooey, humbug, junk, nonsense, poppycock, rubbish, tommyrot, trash
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: stuffed, stuffing, stuffs
definition 1: to pack, or pack into, a container or opening; cram.
Grandmother stuffed the cupboard.Stuff your laundry down the chute.
synonyms:
cram, heap, jam, pack, stow
similar words:
crowd, fill, impact, load, overstuff, wad, wedge
definition 2: to fill (a cavity or container) with stuffing.
We stuffed the goose before roasting it.The pillows were stuffed with goose down.
synonyms:
fill
similar words:
line, overstuff, pad, wad
definition 3: to cram food into.
We stuffed ourselves at dinner.
synonyms:
cram, glut, gorge, gormandize, sate, satiate
definition 4: in the United States, to put invalid votes into (a ballot box) in order to try to win an election by means of fraud.
similar words:
fix, rig
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to eat too much; gorge.
synonyms:
cram, glut, gormandize
similar words:
gobble, gorge, overindulge
Word Builder: stuff +
  • stuffed:
    full.
  • stuffing1:
    a soft food that cooks inside poultry.
  • stuffing2:
    soft material inside a pillow, cushion, or mattress.
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