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stuff

2 verb
     
stuff2 [transitive]
1

push

[always + adverb/preposition] to push or put something into a small space, especially in a quick careless way [= shove]
stuff something into/in/up something
She stuffed two more sweaters into her bag.
2

fill

to fill something until it is full:
Volunteers were busy stuffing envelopes.
be stuffed with something
a pillow stuffed with feathers
boxes stuffed full of papers
3

food

DFC to fill a chicken, pepper etc with a mixture of bread or rice, onion etc before cooking it
4

dead animal

TIC to fill the skin of a dead animal in order to make the animal look still alive:
a stuffed owl
5

stuff yourself

also stuff your face informal to eat so much food that you cannot eat anything else
stuff yourself with
The kids have been stuffing themselves with candy.
6

get stuffed

British English spoken used to tell someone very rudely and angrily that you do not want to talk to them or accept their offer:
He only offered me £10 for it, so I told him to get stuffed.
7

somebody can stuff something

spoken used to say very angrily or rudely that you do not want what someone is offering:
'All right. You can stuff your money!' Reynolds exploded.
8

stuff it

spoken used to say angrily or rudely that you do not care about something or do not want something:
I thought, stuff it, I'll do what I want.
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