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Dictionary definition for: Stuff

1. (n) 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"

2. (v) fill completely; "The child stuffed his pockets with candy"

3. (n) miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff"

4. (v) press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope" "She thrust the letter into his hand"

5. (n) informal terms for personal possessions; "did you take all your clobber?"

6. (v) obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed" "Her arteries are blocked"

7. (n) senseless talk; "don''t give me that stuff"

8. (v) overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner" "The kids binged on icecream"

9. (n) unspecified qualities required to do or be something; "the stuff of heros" "you don''t have the stuff to be a United States Marine"

10. (v) treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting; "stuff a bearskin"

11. (n) information in some unspecified form; "it was stuff I had heard before" "there''s good stuff in that book"

12. (v) fill tightly with a material; "stuff a pillow with feathers" "The old lady wants to have her dead poodle stuffed by the taxidermist"

13. (n) a critically important or characteristic component; "suspense is the very stuff of narrative"

14. (v) fill with a stuffing while cooking; "Have you stuffed the turkey yet?"

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