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stuffy

stuff·y

stuffy

 
pronunciation:
stuh fi
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: stuffier, stuffiest
definition 1: not having enough fresh air.
When the windows are closed, this room gets stuffy.
antonyms:
airy
similar words:
muggy, musty, stale, suffocating
definition 2: having a plugged nose.
It's hard to breathe through my stuffy nose.
definition 3: dull, boring, or very proper.
The party would be stuffy without music and dancing.
similar words:
dull, prim, stiff
derivations: stuffily (adv.), stuffiness (n.)
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