Definition of Stuffing

1. Noun. A mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables.

Exact synonyms: Dressing
Specialized synonyms: Turkey Stuffing, Oyster Dressing, Oyster Stuffing, Farce, Forcemeat
Generic synonyms: Concoction, Intermixture, Mixture
Derivative terms: Dress, Stuff



2. Noun. Padding put in mattresses and cushions and upholstered furniture.
Specialized synonyms: Batten, Batting
Generic synonyms: Cushioning, Padding

Definition of Stuffing

1. n. That which is used for filling anything; as, the stuffing of a saddle or cushion.

Definition of Stuffing

1. Verb. (present participle of stuff) ¹

2. Noun. The matter used to stuff flexible hollow objects such as pillows and turkeys. ¹

3. Noun. Any of many food items used to stuff another ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stuffing

1. material with which something is stuffed [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stuffing

stuffed shirt
stuffed shirts
stuffed to the gills
stuffed tomato
stuffer
stuffer fragment
stuffers
stuffie
stuffier
stuffies
stuffiest
stuffily
stuffiness
stuffinesses
stuffing (current term)
stuffing box
stuffing nut
stuffings
stuffless
stuffs
stuffy
stuggier
stuggiest
stuggy
stuiver
stuivers
stuke
stull
stulls

Literary usage of Stuffing

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1. The Elements of Machine Design by William Cawthorne Unwin (1891)
"stuffing-boxes are used to prevent leakage of steam or water at the points ... Thus a stuffing-box is used where the piston rod of an engine passes through ..."

2. The Elements of Machine Design by William Cawthorne Unwin (1907)
"stuffing-boxes are used to prevent leakage of steam or water at the points ... Thus a stuffing-box is used where the piston rod of an engine passes through ..."

3. The Elements of Machine Design by William Cawthorne Unwin (1907)
"Thus a stuffing-box is used where the piston rod of an engine passes through the ... In ordinary stuffing-boxes, soft packing is used to prevent leakage, ..."

4. The Elements of Machine Design by William Cawthorne Unwin (1902)
"stuffing-boxes are used to prevent leakage of steam or water at the points ... Thus a stuffing-box is used where the piston rod of an engine passes through ..."

5. Manual of Machine Drawing and Design by David Allan Low, Alfred William Bevis (1908)
"stuffing-boxes are also used to permit of the expansion and contraction of steam ... 571 shows an ordinary form of stuffing-box for the piston-rod of a ..."

6. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats, and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1904)
"stuffing GREASES stuffing greases are either of similar composition to that of ... Some stuffing greases are nothing else than distilled grease stearine (p. ..."

7. Good Things to Eat, as Suggested by Rufus: A Collection of Practical Recipes by Rufus Estes (1911)
"The stuffing is then ready. It can be made in larger or smaller quantities ... stuffing FOR BOILED TURKEY OR RABBIT—Remove the outer peel of one pound of ..."

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