adj (-fier, -fiest)
- 1 1.1 [air] viciado it's stuffy in here aquí falta el aire, está muy cargado el ambienteMore example sentences1.2 [nose] tapado
- As Derek quickly entered my room, I felt the cool breeze enter behind him, bringing with it welcome fresh air into my stuffy room.
- Since the room was stuffy and muggy without the air conditioner running all the time, just turning the thing off wasn't an option.
- Bathrooms tend to be quite stuffy places, where even the hint of a bad smell will linger.
- 2 (staid) [colloquial/familiar] [person] acartonado, estirado [colloquial/familiar]; [opinions] retrógrado their parties are very stuffy en sus fiestas hay que andar con mucha ceremoniaMore example sentences
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- For a portable and convenient inhalant put 1 drop each of the same oils on a tissue or handkerchief and inhale them whenever needed to ease laboured breathing and a stuffy nose.
- One should be on watch for any soreness in the throat, a stuffy nose or congested chest because they are the early symptoms of the onset of disease.
- Common symptoms include a runny and/or stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat and cough.
- Her children are grown, and want her to marry some old, boring, stuffy man who talks about his aches and pains a lot.
- Kitchen gardeners are very often thought of as stuffy people, patiently planting seeds into precise rows and endlessly digging.
- Then you just have a bunch of stuffy people, made even stuffier by their uncomfortable clothes, wandering around and lying about what a good time they are having.
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In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.