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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"

Used in print:

(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"

Used in print:

(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"

Used in print:

(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"

Used in print:

(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"

Used in print:

(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"

Used in print:

(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?"

Used in print:

(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"

Used in print:

(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"

Synonyms stuff Related Terms impregnate tan

10. stuff [ v ] fill with a stuffing while cooking
Examples: "Have you stuffed the turkey yet?"

Synonyms stuff Related Terms fill cooking

11. stuff [ v ] overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
Examples: "She stuffed herself at the dinner" "The kids binged on icecream"

Synonyms overindulge gorge glut overeat overgorge gormandize scarf_out englut gourmandize gormandise pig_out binge satiate engorge stuff ingurgitate Related Terms nibble eat fill_up overindulgence engorgement bust scoffer

12. stuff [ n ] information in some unspecified form
Examples: "it was stuff I had heard before" "there's good stuff in that book"

Synonyms stuff Related Terms information

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"

Synonyms stuff Related Terms fill cork

14. stuff [ v ] obstruct, as of a passage
Examples: "My nose is all stuffed" "Her arteries are blocked"

Synonyms lug choke_up block stuff Related Terms unstuff clog blockage

15. stuff [ n ] a critically important or characteristic component
Examples: "suspense is the very stuff of narrative"

Synonyms stuff Related Terms kernel

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