Definition of stuf
1. stuff [ n ] the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
Examples: "coal is a hard black material" "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
(James Thurber, "The Future, If Any, of Comedy,"...)
The sentimental pure heart of Galahad is gone with the knightly years , but I still believe_in the heart of the George_Meredith character that was not made of the stuff that breaks '' .Synonyms material stuff Related Terms substance atom paper earth fiber builder mineral rock chemical waste filling floccule adhesive_material homogenate packing_material raw_material conductor radioactive_material discharge foam fluff lubricant abrasive bimetal coloring_material composite_material diamagnet sorbent vernix transparent_substance ammunition dust contaminant insulator HAZMAT plant_material thickening toner undercut elastomer detritus sealing_material animal_material particulate humate impregnation sorbate rind
2. stuff [ n ] miscellaneous unspecified artifacts
Examples: "the trunk was full of stuff"
(Dell Shannon, The Ace of Spades....)
I tell you , I know how it is with you , my friend , I sympathize , and I 'll make it a special point - a special favor - get_in_touch , and get some stuff just for you .
My man , he won n't be around a little while , he just fixed me up with this stuff they took_out of the Elite .
(Richard S. Prather, "The Bawdy Beautiful," Cavalier...)
I would n't have the stuff in the house .
(Jay Williams, The Forger....)
It was strange stuff - it reminded me of the pictures of a child , but a child who has never played with other kids and has lived all its life with adults .
(Edward Streeter, The Chairman of the Bored....)
It gave him a chance to unload the stuff and get it down to the cellar without a barrage of acid comments .Synonyms stuff sundry whatsis sundries whatchamacallit Related Terms object artifact etcetera curio falderal knickknacks keepsake bangle charm bric-a-brac notion makeweight property trivia collectable dohickey extra je_ne_sais_quois hoodoo mess_of_pottage clutter trophy bagatelle
3. stuff [ v ] fill completely
Examples: "The child stuffed his pockets with candy"
(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
The contributions were ahead_of what she had got the previous year , and while the money , of_course , was not hers , it excited her to stuff her kit with big checks .
(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)
My camp made leather wallet , bulky with twisted , raised stitches around the edges , I stuffed with money I had been saving .
(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)
He would order her to bring coffee , and would take from his vest_pocket a thin black pipe which he would stuff - he would not remove his gloves - and light and smoke .Synonyms stuff Related Terms fill jam pad overstuff
4. stuff [ v ] press or force
Examples: "Stuff money into an envelope" "She thrust the letter into his hand"
(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)
`` We 'd give him things to deliver , letters , checks , deeds and things like that '' , remembers his half-brother Walter , still in the real_estate business in savannah , `` and learn days later that he 'd absent-mindedly stuffed them into his pocket .
(Peter Field, Rattlesnake Ridge....)
Inside the crown , stuffed behind the stained sweatband , could be seen thin , crumpled wads of currency .Synonyms thrust stuff squeeze shove Related Terms push shove
5. stuff [ v ] eat until one is sated
Examples: "He filled up on turkey"
(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
They answered him in monosyllables , nods , occasionally muttering in Greek to one another , awaiting the word from Papa , who restlessly cracked his knuckles , anxious to stuff himself into his white Cadillac and burst off to the freeway .Synonyms fill stuff jam cram fill_up Related Terms eat gorge
6. stuff [ n ] senseless talk
Examples: "don't give me that stuff"
(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)
`` This is the sort of stuff I write and then throw_away '' !Synonyms stuff poppycock hooey stuff_and_nonsense Related Terms nonsense cant
7. stuff [ n ] informal terms for personal possessions
Examples: "did you take all your clobber?"
(Dell Shannon, The Ace of Spades....)
Mr._Skyros was not a man who thought very_much about moral_principles ; he found money much more interesting ; but all_the_same he thought now , uneasily , of the way in which Angelo earned his living - and paid for his own stuff - and eyed the soft smile , and the spaniel like dark eyes , and he felt a_little ill .Synonyms stuff clobber Related Terms personal_property
8. stuff [ n ] unspecified qualities required to do or be something
Examples: "the stuff of heros" "you don't have the stuff to be a United States Marine"
(Edwin Booth, Outlaw Town....)
`` That 's the stuff '' , Curt said .Synonyms stuff Related Terms quality
9. stuff [ v ] treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting
Examples: "stuff a bearskin"
10. stuff [ v ] fill with a stuffing while cooking
Examples: "Have you stuffed the turkey yet?"
11. stuff [ v ] overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
Examples: "She stuffed herself at the dinner" "The kids binged on icecream"
12. stuff [ n ] information in some unspecified form
Examples: "it was stuff I had heard before" "there's good stuff in that book"
13. stuff [ v ] fill tightly with a material
Examples: "stuff a pillow with feathers" "The old lady wants to have her dead poodle stuffed by the taxidermist"
14. stuff [ v ] obstruct, as of a passage
Examples: "My nose is all stuffed" "Her arteries are blocked"
15. stuff [ n ] a critically important or characteristic component
Examples: "suspense is the very stuff of narrative"
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