two or more layers of flannel or other cloth soaked in hot water and applied to the skin as a counterirritant.
a stupid person.
(med) a hot damp cloth, usually sprinkled with an irritant, applied to the body to relieve pain by counterirritation
(US, slang) a stupid person; clot
[stoo-puh-fey-shuh nt, styoo-] adjective 1. stupefying; producing stupor. noun 2. a drug or agent that produces stupor. stupefacient /ˌstjuːpɪˈfeɪʃɪənt/ noun 1. a drug that causes stupor adjective 2. of, relating to, or designating this type of drug
[stoo-puh-fak-shuh n, styoo-] /ˌstu pəˈfæk ʃən, ˌstyu-/ noun 1. the state of being stupefied; stupor. 2. overwhelming amazement. stupefaction /ˌstjuːpɪˈfækʃən/ noun 1. astonishment 2. the act of stupefying or the state of being stupefied
[stoo-puh-fak-tiv, styoo-] adjective 1. serving to stupefy.
verb (used with object), stupefied, stupefying. 1. to put into a state of little or no sensibility; benumb the faculties of; put into a stupor. 2. to stun, as with a narcotic, a shock, or a strong emotion. 3. to overwhelm with amazement; astound; astonish. verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied 1. to render insensitive or […]