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stuffing

Pronunciation: /ˈstʌfɪŋ/

Translation of stuffing in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (in pillow, mattress, toy) relleno (masculine) to knock the stuffing out of sb [colloquial/familiar] dejar a algn para el arrastre [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • Flax mills were built on the north-west side of the Takaka Hill, producing fibre used for rope, sacks, upholstery stuffing and linen.
    • The stuffing of the tooled-leather cushion rustled as I settled into it.
    • Fur and the stuffing of the cushion rustled as he sat and settled himself.
    1.2 [Cookery/Cocina] relleno (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • In 17th and 18th-century English recipes, mixtures for stuffings and forcemeats of many types are recorded.
    • They are filled to the brim with three stuffings: meat (pork and beef with onion, garlic); cheese and potato; sauerkraut and wild mushroom.
    • On a hard roll, layer turkey, cranberry sauce and stuffing with a little mayonnaise.

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