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stuff
British English: /stʌf/
American English: /stəf/

Translation of stuff in German:

noun no pl., no indef. art.

bit2 1, → hot stuff, → kid 1 3, → rough stuff
  • 1 (material[s])
    Zeug, das
    [colloquial]
    (artistic productions)
    Sachen
    Pl. [colloquial]
    [colloquial] (drugs)
    Stoff, der
    [colloquial]
    [colloquial] (money)
    Kohle, die
    [colloquial]
    garden stuff
    [colloquial]
    have the stuff of a champion
    das Zeug zum Champion haben
    [colloquial]
    be made of sterner stuff
    aus härterem Stoff gemacht sein
    [figurative]
    the stuff of fairy stories
    der Stoff für Märchen
    the stuff that dreams/heroes are made of
    der Stoff, aus dem die Träume sind/Helden gemacht sind
    [figurative]
    plastic is useful stuff
    Plastik ist eine nützliche Sache
    push [the] stuff [colloquial]
    (deal in drugs)
    mit Stoff handeln
    [colloquial]
    there has been some interesting stuff in the papers/on the radio
    es gab ein paar interessante Sachen in den Zeitungen/im Radio
    [colloquial]
    that actor has been in some good stuff lately
    dieser Schauspieler hat zuletzt ein paar gute Sachen gemacht
    [colloquial]
  • 2no pl., no indef. art (activity, knowledge) See examples:do painting or drawing, stuff like that
    malen oder zeichnen oder so was
    [colloquial]
    do one's stuff
    [colloquial]
    seine Sache machen
    get on and do your stuff!
    [colloquial]
    na los, mach schon!
    [colloquial]
    know one's stuff [colloquial] (be knowledgeable)
    sich auskennen
    (know one's job)
    seine Sache verstehen
    that's the stuff!
    [colloquial]
    so ists richtig!
    that's the stuff to give the troops [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    das ist jetzt genau das richtige
  • 3no pl.
    (valueless matter)
    Zeug, das
    [colloquial] [derogatory]
    stuff [and nonsense]!
    [colloquial]
    dummes Zeug!
    [colloquial] [derogatory]
  • 4 (Textiles)
    Wolle, die
    Wollzeug, das
    [archaic]
    attrib. (Hemd)

transitive verb

  • 1
    (Loch, Ohren)
    (in taxidermy) (Cooking) (make eat to repletion)
    [coarse] (copulate with) [vulgar]
    stuff envelopes [with letters]
    Briefe in Umschläge stecken
    stuff something with or full of something
    etwas mit etwas voll stopfen
    [colloquial]
    [go and] get stuffed!
    [slang] [colloquial]
    stuff oneself
    [slang] [colloquial]
    stuff one's face
    [slang]
    sich Dat. den Bauch voll stopfen
    [colloquial]
    stuff ballot boxes (American English)
    (insert bogus votes)
    Stimmen fälschen
    he stuffed a banknote into my hand
    er drückte mir einen Geldschein in die Hand
  • 2 [slang]stuff him/the family reputation!
    zum Teufel mit ihm/der Familienehre!
    stuff it!
    Scheiß drauf!
    [coarse]
    he can stuff it!
    er kann mich mal!
    [coarse]

intransitive verb

Phrasal verbs

stuff up

transitive verb

Definition of stuff in:

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