[ oh-ver-stuhf ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈstʌf /
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verb (used with object)
to force too much into: If you overstuff your suitcase, the fastenings may not hold.
Furniture. to cover completely with deep upholstery.
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How to use overstuff in a sentence
The move ended up being a bit too successful, overstuffing the spacecraft with alien dirt so much that it couldn’t fully shut the sample’s container.
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British Dictionary definitions for overstuff
/ (ˌəʊvəˈstʌf) /
to force too much into
to cover (furniture) entirely with upholstery
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