HyperDic: stuffy

English > 3 senses of the word stuffy:
ADJECTIVEallstuffy, airless, close, unairedlacking fresh air
allstuffy, stodgyexcessively conventional and unimaginative / unimaginative and hence dull / dull
allstuffyaffected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction
stuffy > pronunciation
Soundsstah'fiy
Rhymesapostrophe ... typography: 53 rhymes with fiy...
English > stuffy: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking fresh air.
Example "hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke"
Synonymsairless, close, unaired
Broaderunventilatednot ventilated
Spanishcargado, cerrado
Nounsstuffinessthe quality of being close and poorly ventilated
English > stuffy: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningexcessively conventional and unimaginative / unimaginative and hence dull / dull.
Synonymstodgy
BroaderconventionalFollowing accepted customs and proprieties
Spanishestirado, remilgado
Catalanescrupulós, estirat
Nounsstuffinessdull and pompous gravity
Adverbsstuffilyin a stuffy manner
English > stuffy: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningaffected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction.
Example"a stuffy feeling in my chest"
BroaderobstructedShut off to passage or view or hindered from action
Nounsstuffinessstate of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat

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