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Example sentences from the Web for stuffed shirt
Prices are relatively inexpensive and come in at around 135 euros for a shirt or 35 euros for hand woven boxers.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The kids had a gift for him too, a tee shirt with ‘Baseball Spoken Here’ stenciled across the front.
Marvin takes off his T-shirt and dives into his swimming pool.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A stocking stuffed with $324,000 in easily negotiable $20 bills weighs 132 pounds.
Another returned a printer box stuffed with a candy-filled piñata.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you use it wisely, it may be Ulysses' hauberk; if you reject it, the shirt of Nessus were a cooler winding-sheet!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The young man smiled at the girl, as he crushed up the notes and stuffed them into his pocket.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
His hat was pushed back from his forehead, the collar of his blue flannel shirt was open.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
He reached down inside my shirt, with a none too gentle hand, and relieved me of the belt that held the money.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Thinking it was a request for employment which he could not offer, Malcolm stuffed it carelessly into a pocket.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for stuffed shirt
Idioms and Phrases with stuffed shirt
An overly formal or pompous person, as in She's such a stuffed shirt that I'm surprised you'd invite her to a barbecue. This expression alludes to a shirt filled with paper (instead of a real person). [c. 1900]