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stuffy

stuff·y

stuffy

 
 
pronunciation:
stuh fi
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: stuffier, stuffiest
definition 1: having insufficient or stale air, as a room.
synonyms:
airless
antonyms:
airy
similar words:
close, muggy, musty, oppressive, stagnant, stale, stifling, suffocating
definition 2: having plugged nasal passages.
similar words:
congested
definition 3: dull, pretentious, or excessively formal or conservative.
a stuffy partya stuffy person
antonyms:
laid-back
similar words:
dull, fusty, insipid, musty, pompous, pretentious, prim, staid, stiff, stodgy
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derivations: stuffily (adv.), stuffiness (n.)
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