- Baseball. the assortment of pitches that a pitcher uses in a game together with the ability to deliver them in the proper manner at the right speed to the desired spot: He saved his best stuff for the tougher hitters in the lineup.
- spin or speed imparted to a ball, as by a baseball pitcher, a bowler, or a tennis player: a pitch with plenty of stuff.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of stuff
Examples from the Web for stuffed
Try these 12 expert-backed tips to make it through turkey day without feeling like a stuffed, well, you know.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work|DailyBurn|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of the stuffed animals that have come out of the taxidermy classes are on display in the new institution.Dodo Bones and Kylie’s Poo: Inside London’s Strangest New Museum|Liza Foreman|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It quickly became apparent that Grace had stuffed six or seven pebbles in there.Welcome to Generation Overshare: Lena Dunham, Taylor Swift, and the Politics of Self-Disclosure|Marlow Stern|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yesterday morning, my in-box was stuffed to the gunwales with alarming messages alerting me to…to what?
Some childhood totem, like a stuffed animal . . . or a sled?
It was a common belief on that street that his fortune was stuffed away in some of the threadbare cushions.Travelers Five Along Life's Highway|Annie Fellows Johnston
On the way home they beat him, and one stuffed some nettles inside his collar.Dame Care|Hermann Sudermann
Stuffed olives are used principally in sauces, or as a garnish for meats and fish.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book|Victor Hirtzler
Colonel Nordsen removed tobacco from a pouch, stuffed his pipe, lit up.Next Door, Next World|Robert Donald Locke
He casts a shadow over the skeleton fish and stuffed crocodiles and other monstrous animals hanging from the ceiling.The Standard Galleries - Holland|Esther Singleton
British Dictionary definitions for stuffed (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for stuffed (2 of 2)
verb (mainly tr)
Derived Formsstuffer, noun
Word Origin for stuff
Idioms and Phrases with stuffed
In addition to the idioms beginning with stuff
- stuff and nonsense
- stuffed shirt
- stuff it
- stuff one's face
- stuff the ballot box
- get stuffed
- hot number (stuff)
- kid stuff
- know one's stuff
- strut one's stuff