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ˈstʌf ɪŋstuff·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stuffing, dressing(noun)

    a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables

  2. stuffing(noun)

    padding put in mattresses and cushions and upholstered furniture


  1. stuffing(Noun)

    The matter used to stuff flexible hollow objects such as pillows and turkeys.

  2. stuffing(Noun)

    Any of many food items used to stuff another

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stuffing

    of Stuff

  2. Stuffing(noun)

    that which is used for filling anything; as, the stuffing of a saddle or cushion

  3. Stuffing(noun)

    any seasoning preparation used to stuff meat; especially, a composition of bread, condiments, spices, etc.; forcemeat; dressing

  4. Stuffing(noun)

    a mixture of oil and tallow used in softening and dressing leather


  1. Stuffing

    In cooking, stuffing or filling is an edible substance or mixture, often a starch, used to fill a cavity in another food item. Many foods may be stuffed, including meats, vegetables, and egg. Turkey stuffing usually consists of bread crumbs or cubes, dried bread, with onion, celery, salt, pepper, and other spices and herbs such as summer savoury, sage, or a mixture like poultry seasoning. Croutons are sometimes used. The term stuffing usually applies to the substance when it is placed into the bird, while dressing is usually used when cooked outside.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. stuffing

    Packing of cargo into a container. See also unstuffing.

Editors Contribution

  1. stuffing

    A type of food and food product created and formulated in various food colors, flavors, ingredients, recipes, shapes, sizes and substances to be eaten.

    Some people use stuffing only at Christmas, some use it in a cooked dinner at the weekend.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on December 20, 2015  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stuffing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stuffing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of stuffing in a Sentence

  1. Hrvoje Matasić:

    Taxidermia. Art forms come in many ways, but nothing conveys a psychopathic outlook more then stuffing your dead pet.

  2. Callum Gale:

    I've heard of drones being used before, but not a lot. To be honest the most common method I've heard of smuggling drugs into prisons is by stuffing them into tennis balls and hitting them over.

  3. Jeff Goldstein:

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  4. Callum Gale:

    People use all sorts of different methods to smuggle prohibited items into prisons, i've heard of drones being used before, but not a lot. To be honest the most common method I've heard of smuggling drugs into prisons is by stuffing them into tennis balls and hitting them over.

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