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overstuff Line breaks: over|stuff
Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈstʌf/

Definition of overstuff in English:


[with object] (usually as adjective overstuffed)
1Force too much into (a container): an overstuffed briefcase
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  • The unfortunate part of this story is that the container is too large for the meagre space that I've allotted for lip gloss in my already overstuffed purse.
  • I resolve to take out the trash in a timely manner rather than continue piling things precariously on top of an already overstuffed trash bin.
  • And you thought their backpacks were overstuffed.
2Cover (furniture) completely with upholstery: an overstuffed armchair
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  • The twin overstuffed chairs were upholstered in a deep gold brocade.
  • Using high-back, overstuffed furniture in northern rooms to reduce drafts and allow one to become engulfed in the chair.
  • Patients who smoke should do so in a room without flammables, such as rugs, curtains and overstuffed furniture.

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