- matter, material, articles, or activities of a specified or indeterminate kind that are being referred to, indicated, or implied；a person's belongings, equipment, or baggage
- fill (a receptacle or space) tightly with something；force or cram (something) tightly into a receptacle or space
verb: stuff, 3rd person present: stuffs, gerund or present participle: stuffing, past tense: stuffed, past participle: stuffed
noun: stuff, plural noun: one's stuffs
- 1. matter, material, articles, or activities of a specified or indeterminate kind that are being referred to, indicated, or implied she's good at the technical stuff a pickup truck picked the stuff up 同義詞
- ▪ a person's belongings, equipment, or baggage he took his stuff and went 同義詞
- ▪ British informal, dated worthless or foolish ideas, speech, or writing; rubbish stuff and nonsense!
- ▪ informal drink or drugs the islanders get fighting mad on the stuff “Are you doing stuff, Kevin?” he asked
- ▪ things in which one is knowledgeable and experienced; one's area of expertise he knows his stuff and can really write 同義詞
- 2. the basic constituents or characteristics of something or someone Healey was made of sterner stuff such a trip was the stuff of his dreams
- 3. British dated woolen fabric, especially as distinct from silk, cotton, and linen her dark stuff gown
- 4. North American (in sports) spin given to a ball to make it vary its course.
- ▪ a pitcher's ability to produce spin on a ball or control the speed of delivery of a pitch.
- 1. fill (a receptacle or space) tightly with something an old teapot stuffed full of cash his head has been stuffed with myths and taboos 同義詞
- ▪ force or cram (something) tightly into a receptacle or space he stuffed a thick wad of cash into his jacket pocket 同義詞
- ▪ informal hastily or clumsily push (something) into a space Sadie took the coin and stuffed it in her coat pocket
- ▪ fill out the skin of (a dead animal) with material to restore the original shape and appearance he took the bird to a taxidermist to be stuffed
- ▪ fill (the cavity of an item of food) with a savory or sweet mixture, especially before cooking chicken stuffed with mushrooms and breadcrumbs
- ▪ informal fill (oneself) with large amounts of food he stuffed himself with potato chips 同義詞
- ▪ informal fill (envelopes) with identical copies of printed matter they spent the whole time in a back room stuffing envelopes
- ▪ North American place bogus votes in (a ballot box).
- 2. British informal used to express indifference toward or rejection of (something) stuff the diet!
- 3. British informal defeat heavily in sport Town got stuffed every week 同義詞
- 4. British vulgar slang (of a man) have sex with (someone).