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stuff

 
 
pronunciation:
stuhf
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the material or matter from or with which something is made.
synonyms:
material, substance
similar words:
matter
definition 2: personal things, or any other type of materials or objects.
Will you keep an eye on my stuff while I'm gone?
 
synonyms:
belongings, things
similar words:
goods, property
definition 3: (informal) things or ideas of little value.
Don't let that stuff bother you.
synonyms:
junk, rubbish, trash
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: stuffs, stuffing, stuffed
definition 1: to pack, or pack into, a container or opening.
Grandmother stuffed cans into the cupboard.Stuff your laundry down the chute.
synonyms:
cram, heap, jam, pack
similar words:
crowd, fill, load, wad, wedge
definition 2: to fill with stuffing.
We stuffed the turkey before putting it in the oven.The pillows were stuffed with cotton.
synonyms:
fill
similar words:
line, pad, wad
definition 3: to put much food into.
We stuffed ourselves at dinner.
synonyms:
gorge
Word Builder: stuff +
  • stuffed:
    full.
  • stuffing1:
    a soft food that cooks inside poultry.
  • stuffing2:
    soft material inside a pillow, cushion, or mattress.
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