stuffy

[ stuhf-ee ]
/ ˈstʌf i /

adjective, stuff·i·er, stuff·i·est.

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Origin of stuffy

First recorded in 1545–55; stuff + -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for stuffy

stuffy
/ (ˈstʌfɪ) /

adjective stuffier or stuffiest

lacking fresh air
excessively dull, staid, or conventional
(of the nasal passages) blocked with mucus

Derived forms of stuffy

stuffily, adverbstuffiness, noun
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