Definition of stuffed shirt in English:

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stuffed shirt

Pronunciation: /ˈstəft ˌSHərt/

noun

informal
A conservative, pompous person.
Example sentences
  • So we had this big meeting with some of these executives around a conference table, and talk about your stuffed shirts.
  • With reference to the story ‘Councillors Oppose Farmer's Housing Plan ’, Holtby parish councillors should take off their stuffed shirts and give this guy a chance.
  • The film was about a rebel battling against the stuffed shirts, and that's me.

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