Definition of Stuff

1. Noun. The tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object. "Wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"


2. Verb. Cram into a cavity. "They stuff the cart with boxes "; "The child stuffed candy into his pockets"
Specialized synonyms: Chock Up, Cram, Jam, Jampack, Ram, Wad, Overstuff, Fill Out, Pad
Generic synonyms: Cram

3. Noun. Miscellaneous unspecified objects. "The trunk was full of stuff"

4. Verb. Press or force. "They stuff the books into the box"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
Exact synonyms: Shove, Squeeze, Thrust
Generic synonyms: Force, Push
Derivative terms: Shove, Thrust

5. Noun. Informal terms for personal possessions. "Did you take all your clobber?"

6. Verb. Obstruct. "Her arteries are blocked"
Exact synonyms: Block, Choke Up, Lug
Generic synonyms: Back Up, Choke, Choke Off, Clog, Clog Up, Congest, Foul
Derivative terms: Block, Blockage
Antonyms: Unstuff

7. Noun. Senseless talk. "Don't give me that stuff"

8. Verb. Overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself. "The kids binged on ice cream"

9. Noun. Unspecified qualities required to do or be something. "You don't have the stuff to be a United States Marine"
Generic synonyms: Quality

10. Verb. Treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting. "Stuff a bearskin"
Generic synonyms: Impregnate, Saturate
Entails: Tan

11. Noun. Information in some unspecified form. "There's good stuff in that book"
Generic synonyms: Info, Information

12. Verb. Fill tightly with a material. "Stuff a pillow with feathers"
Related verbs: Farce
Specialized synonyms: Cork
Generic synonyms: Fill, Fill Up, Make Full
Derivative terms: Stuffer

13. Noun. A critically important or characteristic component. "Suspense is the very stuff of narrative"

14. Verb. Fill with a stuffing while cooking. "Have you stuffed the turkey yet?"
Exact synonyms: Farce
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Fill, Fill Up, Make Full
Derivative terms: Farce, Stuffing

Definition of Stuff

1. n. Material which is to be worked up in any process of manufacture.

2. v. t. To fill by crowding something into; to cram with something; to load to excess; as, to stuff a bedtick.

3. v. i. To feed gluttonously; to cram.

Definition of Stuff

1. Noun. Miscellaneous items; things; (with possessive) personal effects. ¹

2. Noun. The tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object. ¹

3. Noun. A material for making clothing; a textile, often especially a woollen fabric. ¹

4. Noun. Abstract substance or character. ¹

5. Noun. (informal) (non-gloss definition Used as placeholder for material of unknown type or name.) ¹

6. Noun. (informal slang) Substitution for trivial details. ¹

7. Noun. (slang) Narcotic drugs, especially heroin. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To fill (something) up in a compressed manner. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To fill a space with (something) in a compressed manner. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive used in the passive) To sate. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive British Australia New Zealand) To be broken. ¹

12. Verb. (transitive vulgar British Australia New Zealand) To sexually penetrate. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive) To be cut off in a race by having one's projected and committed racing line (trajectory) disturbed by an abrupt manoeuvre by a competitor. ¹

14. Verb. to conserve a dead animal ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stuff

1. to fill or pack tightly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stuff

studmuffins
studs
studtite
studwork
studworks
study
study abroad
study buddies
study buddy
study circle
study hall
study halls
study population
studying
studylike
stuff and nonsense
stuff one's face
stuff shot
stuff up
stuffed
stuffed-animal
stuffed-animals
stuffed-shirt
stuffed-up
stuffed animal
stuffed animals
stuffed cabbage
stuffed derma
stuffed egg

Literary usage of Stuff

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1. Macbeth edited by William Shakespeare (2001)
"For the sake of the ear, I am willing to read/>«/ instead of ' stuff 'd ' ; there is authority for the change in As You Like It, II, vii, 60. ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1912)
"Be it enacted by the general assembly of the state of Indiana, that before any concentrated commercial feeding stuff is sold, offered or exposed for sale in ..."

3. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"HOT stuff [June, 1759] COME, each death-doing dog who dares venture his neck. Come, follow the hero that goes to Quebec; Jump aboard of the transports, ..."

4. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"HOT stuff [June. 1759] COME, each death-doing dog who dares venture his neck. Come, follow the hero that goes to Quebec; Jump aboard of the transports, ..."

5. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"Thy father, that poor rag, Must be thy subject, who in spite put stuff To tome she-beggar, and compounded thee Poor rogue hereditary. ..."

6. Othello by William Shakespeare (2001)
"This it is which Lessing terms the simplification of the stuff, by which the dramatic action is made to serve the ideal. Thus the action stands like a group ..."

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