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stuffing

[ stuhf-ing ]
/ ˈstʌf ɪŋ /
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noun
the act of a person or thing that stuffs.
a material or substance used to stuff something.
Cooking. seasoned breadcrumbs or other filling used to stuff a chicken, turkey, etc., before cooking.
Informal. internal parts; insides: to beat the stuffing out of an opponent.
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Origin of stuffing

First recorded in 1520–30; stuff + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM stuffing

un·der·stuff·ing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stuffing

stuffing
/ (ˈstʌfɪŋ) /

noun
the material with which something is stuffed
a mixture of chopped and seasoned ingredients with which poultry, meat, etc, is stuffed before cooking
knock the stuffing out of someone to upset or dishearten someone completely
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