vb mainly tr
1 to pack or fill completely; cram
2 intr 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 Taboo slang to have sexual intercourse with (a woman)
7 (Tanning) to treat (an animal skin or hide) with grease
8 (U.S. and Canadian) to fill (a ballot box) with a large number of fraudulent votes
9 (in marine transport) to pack (a container)
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stuffing and stripping
10 Slang to ruin, frustrate, or defeat
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 →
17 Slang a drug, esp. cannabis
do one's stuff to do what is expected of one
that's the stuff that is what is needed
20 (Brit) slang a girl or woman considered sexually (esp. in the phrase bit of stuff) (C14: from Old French estoffe, from estoffer to furnish, provide, of Germanic origin; related to Middle High German stopfen to cram full)
1 a person, object, etc., considered important, attractive, sexually exciting, etc.
2 a pornographic or erotic book, play, film, etc.
1 something considered fit only for children
2 something considered simple or easy
n (Nautical) any light twine or yarn used aboard ship for serving lines, etc.
n material such as films, stories, etc., that play upon the emotions by the overuse of pathos and sentiment
n (Brit) a woollen gown worn by a barrister who has not taken silk