Definition of Overstuffed

1. Adjective. Upholstered thickly and deeply. "An overstuffed sofa"

Similar to: Soft



Definition of Overstuffed

1. Verb. (past of overstuff) ¹

2. Adjective. being filled beyond reasonable capacity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overstuffed

1. overstuff [v] - See also: overstuff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overstuffed

overstrikes
overstrode
overstrow
overstrowed
overstrowing
overstrown
overstrows
overstructured
overstrung
overstudied
overstudies
overstudious
overstudy
overstudying
overstuff
overstuffed
overstuffed chair
overstuffing
overstuffs
overstyled
oversubscribe
oversubscribed
oversubscribes
oversubscribing
oversubscription
oversubsidize
oversubsidized
oversubsidizes
oversubsidizing
oversubtile

Literary usage of Overstuffed

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1. Text-book of Meat Hygiene: With Special Consideration of Antemortem and by Richard Heinrich Edelmann, John Robbins Mohler, Adolph Eichhorn (1919)
"Overstuffed can: one which has been strained in packing, by forcing too much of the product into it. 7. Strained can: one which has been overstuffed or ..."

2. Ballistic Missile Defense: Responding to the Current Ballistic Missile edited by Robert L Ehrlich (2000)
"US forces are not "overstuffed."4 They are, if anything, already growing too weak to meet the challenging task of outgunning rogue states that have the ..."

3. Furniture Designing and Draughting: Notes on the Elementary Forms, Methods by Alvan Crocker Nye (1907)
"Overstuffed pieces do not admit of a great variety of good forms. There are no end of patterns, or designs, in which an attempt has been made to produce ..."

4. Changing the Fourth Estate: Essays on South African Journalism by Adrian Hadland (2006)
"Journalists, a technophobic lot, rarely own such overstuffed electronic trinkets. ... But whether we like them or not, overstuffed cellphones are the future ..."

5. Legacy in the Sand: Chemical Command in Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm. (1994)
"US forces are not "overstuffed."4 They are, if anything, already growing too weak to meet the challenging task of outgunning rogue states that have the ..."

6. Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and Its Tributaries: Explored by John Wesley Powell, Smithsonian Institution, Almon Harris Thompson, Elliott Coues, George Brown Goode (1875)
"The general appearance of this animal is so exactly that of an overgrown or overstuffed specimen of ordinary bursarius, that I should be at a loss for terms ..."

7. Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and Its Tributaries: Explored by John Wesley Powell, Smithsonian Institution, Almon Harris Thompson, Elliott Coues, George Brown Goode (1875)
"The general appearance of this animal is so exactly that of an overgrown or overstuffed specimen of ordinary bursarius, that I should be at a loss for terms ..."

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