n.1.Material which is to be worked up in any process of manufacture.
For the stuff they had was sufficient for all the work to make it, and too much.
- Ex. xxxvi. 7.
Ambitions should be made of sterner stuff.
- Shak.
The workman on his stuff his skill doth show,
And yet the stuff gives not the man his skill.
- Sir J. Davies.
2.The fundamental material of which anything is made up; elemental part; essence.
3.Woven material not made into garments; fabric of any kind; specifically, any one of various fabrics of wool or worsted; sometimes, worsted fiber.
What stuff wilt have a kirtle of?
- Shak.
4.Furniture; goods; domestic vessels or utensils.
He took away locks, and gave away the king's stuff.
- Hayward.
5.A medicine or mixture; a potion.
6.Refuse or worthless matter; hence, also, foolish or irrational language; nonsense; trash.
7.(Naut.) A melted mass of turpentine, tallow, etc., with which the masts, sides, and bottom of a ship are smeared for lubrication.
8.Paper stock ground ready for use.
Clear stuff
See under Clear.
Small stuff
(Naut.) all kinds of small cordage.
Stuff gown
the distinctive garb of a junior barrister; hence, a junior barrister himself. See Silk gown, under Silk.
- Ham. Nav. Encyc.
stuff and nonsense
balderdash, twaddle, nonsense, foolishness.
v. t.1.To fill by crowding something into; to cram with something; to load to excess; as, to stuff a bedtick.
[imp. & p. p. Stuffed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Stuffing.]
2.To thrust or crowd; to press; to pack.
3.To fill by being pressed or packed into.
4.(Cookery) To fill with a seasoning composition of bread, meat, condiments, etc.; as, to stuff a turkey.
5.To obstruct, as any of the organs; to affect with some obstruction in the organs of sense or respiration.
I'm stuffed, cousin; I can not smell.
- Shak.
6.To fill the skin of, for the purpose of preserving as a specimen; - said of birds or other animals.
7.To form or fashion by packing with the necessary material.
8.To crowd with facts; to cram the mind of; sometimes, to crowd or fill with false or idle tales or fancies.
9.To put fraudulent votes into (a ballot box).
v. i.1.To feed gluttonously; to cram.
Taught harmless man to cram and stuff.
- Swift.
Noun1.Stuffstuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
Synonyms: material
2.stuff - miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff"
3.stuff - informal terms for personal possessions; "did you take all your clobber?"
Synonyms: clobber
4.stuff - senseless talk; "don't give me that stuff"
5.stuff - unspecified qualities required to do or be something; "the stuff of heros"; "you don't have the stuff to be a United States Marine"
6.stuff - information in some unspecified form; "it was stuff I had heard before"; "there's good stuff in that book"
7.stuff - a critically important or characteristic component; "suspense is the very stuff of narrative"
Verb1.stuff - fill completely; "The child stuffed his pockets with candy"
2.stuff - press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
Synonyms: thrust, shove, squeeze
3.stuff - obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked"
Synonyms: choke up, lug, block
loosen up, unstuff - cause to become unblocked; "The medicine unstuffed my nose in minutes!"
4.stuff - overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on icecream"
5.stuff - treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting; "stuff a bearskin"
6.stuff - fill tightly with a material; "stuff a pillow with feathers"; "The old lady wants to have her dead poodle stuffed by the taxidermist"
7.stuff - fill with a stuffing while cooking; "Have you stuffed the turkey yet?"
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