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Overview of noun stuff

The noun stuff has 7 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (5) material, stuff

(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. (5) stuff

(miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff")

3. (1) stuff, clobber

(informal terms for personal possessions; "did you take all your clobber?")

4. (1) stuff, stuff and nonsense, hooey, poppycock

(senseless talk; "don't give me that stuff")

5. (1) stuff

(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 in some unspecified form; "it was stuff I had heard before"; "there's good stuff in that book")

7. stuff

(a critically important or characteristic component; "suspense is the very stuff of narrative")


Overview of verb stuff

The verb stuff has 7 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) stuff

(cram into a cavity; "The child stuffed candy into his pockets")

2. (4) thrust, stuff, shove, squeeze

(press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand")

3. stuff, lug, choke up, block

(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

(overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream")

5. stuff

(treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting; "stuff a bearskin")

6. stuff

(fill tightly with a material; "stuff a pillow with feathers")

7. farce, stuff

(fill with a stuffing while cooking; "Have you stuffed the turkey yet?")

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