adjective, stuff·i·er, stuff·i·est.
- stuffing and stripping,
- stuffing box,
- stuffing nut,
Origin of stuffy
Examples from the Web for stuffy
With a pop of color and fun print, this cotton pair is not at all stuffy.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Don Draper in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The ceremony is always too stuffy, unless it is way too silly.
Yesterday, the media were supposed to be focused on the stuffy royal luncheon at Buckingham Palace.Pippa Steals The Royal Limelight Again as Wedding Rumors Trump Stuffy Royal Lunch|Tom Sykes|December 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The style is stuffy, the syntax is antique, and the conceit is never really convincing.Robin Sloan’s Book Bag: Five Science Fiction Books That Matter|Robin Sloan|September 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Performance artist Marina Abramovic turned a stuffy museum gala on its head with human centerpieces and a violent finale.
Each house was heated by one stove and was very hot and stuffy, being, except for the door, hermetically sealed.The Note-Book of an Attache|Eric Fisher Wood
The atmosphere was stuffy, however, and time was precious as she had put off buying presents until so late.A Bed of Roses|W. L. George
It was a stuffy, disagreeable ride, and I was alternately vexed with Roger and worried about him.Margarita's Soul|Ingraham Lovell
Restaurants are always so stuffy and full of people, and the beer here is so wretched—unfit to drink.The Song of Songs|Hermann Sudermann
Miles of sun-swamped green spread on either side—the carriage was full of sunshine—it was bright and stuffy like a greenhouse.Joanna Godden|Sheila Kaye-Smith