Stuffing



noun
1.
the act of a person or thing that stuffs.
2.
a material or substance used to stuff something.
3.
seasoned bread crumbs or other filling used to stuff a chicken, turkey, etc., before cooking.
4.
Informal. internal parts; insides:
to beat the stuffing out of an opponent.
noun
1.
the material of which anything is made:
a hard, crystalline stuff.
2.
material to be worked upon or to be used in making something:
wood, steel, and other stuff for building.
3.
material of some unspecified kind:
a cushion filled with some soft stuff.
4.
Chiefly British. woven material or fabric, especially wool.
5.
property, as personal belongings or equipment; things.
6.
something to be swallowed, as food, drink, or medicine.
7.
inward character, qualities, or capabilities:
to have good stuff in one.
8.
Informal. action or talk of a particular kind:
kid stuff; Cut out the rough stuff.
9.
worthless things or matter:
to clean the stuff out of a closet.
Synonyms: junk, debris, litter; refuse, waste, rubbish, trash.
10.
worthless or foolish ideas, talk, or writing:
a lot of stuff and nonsense.
Synonyms: blather, gibberish, rigmarole, nonsense, twaddle, claptrap, balderdash.
11.
Sports.

Baseball. the assortment of pitches that a pitcher uses in a game together with the ability to deliver them in the proper manner at the right speed to the desired spot:
He saved his best stuff for the tougher hitters in the lineup.
spin or speed imparted to a ball, as by a baseball pitcher, a bowler, or a tennis player:
a pitch with plenty of stuff.

12.
Informal. journalistic, literary, artistic, dramatic, musical, or other compositions or performances:
Bach composed some splendid stuff.
13.
Informal. one’s trade, skill, field, facts, etc.:
She knows her stuff.
14.
Slang. any kind of drug, especially an illicit one.
15.
Also called stock. Papermaking. refined and beaten wet pulp ready for spreading on the wire.
verb (used with object)
16.
to fill (a receptacle), especially by packing the contents closely together; cram full.
17.
to fill (an aperture, cavity, etc.) by forcing something into it.
18.
to fill or line with some kind of material as a padding or packing.
19.
to fill or cram (oneself, one’s stomach, etc.) with food.
20.
to fill (meat, vegetables, etc.) with seasoned bread crumbs or other savory matter.
21.
to fill the preserved skin of (a dead animal) with material, retaining its natural form and appearance for display.
22.
to put fraudulent votes into (a ballot box).
23.
to thrust or cram (something) into a receptacle, cavity, or the like.
Synonyms: jam, compress, press, ram; stow.
24.
to pack tightly in a confined place; crowd together.
25.
to crowd (a vehicle, room, etc.) with persons.
26.
to clutter or fill (the mind) with facts, details, etc.
27.
(in leather manufacturing) to treat (a skin, hide, etc.) with a composition of tallow and other ingredients.
28.
to stop up or plug; block or choke (usually followed by up).
Synonyms: clog, obstruct.
verb (used without object)
29.
to cram oneself with food; eat gluttonously; gorge.
noun
1.
the material with which something is stuffed
2.
a mixture of chopped and seasoned ingredients with which poultry, meat, etc, is stuffed before cooking
3.
knock the stuffing out of someone, to upset or dishearten someone completely
verb (mainly transitive)
1.
to pack or fill completely; cram
2.
(intransitive) to eat large quantities
3.
to force, shove, or squeeze: to stuff money into a pocket
4.
to fill (food such as poultry or tomatoes) with a stuffing
5.
to fill (an animal’s skin) with material so as to restore the shape of the live animal
6.
(slang) to have sexual intercourse with (a woman)
7.
(tanning) to treat (an animal skin or hide) with grease
8.
(US & Canadian) to fill (a ballot box) with a large number of fraudulent votes
9.
(in marine transport) to pack (a container) See also stuffing and stripping
10.
(slang) to ruin, frustrate, or defeat
noun
11.
the raw material or fabric of something
12.
woollen cloth or fabric
13.
any general or unspecified substance or accumulation of objects
14.
stupid or worthless actions, speech, ideas, etc
15.
subject matter, skill, etc: he knows his stuff
16.
a slang word for money
17.
(slang) a drug, esp cannabis
18.
(Brit, slang) a girl or woman considered sexually (esp in the phrase bit of stuff)
19.
(informal) do one’s stuff, to do what is expected of one
20.
that’s the stuff, that is what is needed
studly

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