- 1. material, stuff, substance
- usage: 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. stuff, object, physical object
- usage: miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff"
- 3. stuff, clobber, personal property, personal estate, personalty, private property
- usage: informal terms for personal possessions; "did you take all your clobber?"
- 4. stuff, stuff and nonsense, hooey, poppycock, nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokum
- usage: senseless talk; "don't give me that stuff"
- 5. stuff, quality
- usage: 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, info
- usage: information in some unspecified form; "it was stuff I had heard before"; "there's good stuff in that book"
- 7. stuff, kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty
- usage: a critically important or characteristic component; "suspense is the very stuff of narrative"
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- 1. stuff, cram
- usage: cram into a cavity; "The child stuffed candy into his pockets"
- 2. thrust, stuff, shove, squeeze, push, force
- usage: press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
- 3. stuff, lug, choke up, block, clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul
- usage: obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked"
- 4. gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf out, eat
- usage: overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"
- 5. stuff, impregnate, saturate
- usage: treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting; "stuff a bearskin"
- 6. stuff, fill, fill up, make full
- usage: fill tightly with a material; "stuff a pillow with feathers"
- 7. farce, stuff, fill, fill up, make full
- usage: fill with a stuffing while cooking; "Have you stuffed the turkey yet?"
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