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  1. stuffed or filled to excess.
  2. Furniture. having the entire frame covered by stuffing and upholstery, so that only decorative woodwork or the like is exposed: an overstuffed sofa.
  3. filled with tedious or extraneous material; overlong: an overstuffed biography.
  4. obese; corpulent: an overstuffed man who was a compulsive eater.
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Origin of overstuffed

First recorded in 1920–25; overstuff + -ed2


verb (used with object)
  1. to force too much into: If you overstuff your suitcase, the fastenings may not hold.
  2. Furniture. to cover completely with deep upholstery.
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Origin of overstuff

First recorded in 1935–40; over- + stuff
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verb (tr)
  1. to force too much into
  2. to cover (furniture) entirely with upholstery
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