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Definition of Stuff

Stuff

  1. Material which is to be worked up in any process of manufacture.
  2. The fundamental material of which anything is made up; elemental part; essence.
  3. Woven material not made into garments; fabric of any kind; specifically, any one of various fabrics of wool or worsted; sometimes, worsted fiber.
  4. Furniture; goods; domestic vessels or utensils.
  5. A medicine or mixture; a potion.
  6. Refuse or worthless matter; hence, also, foolish or irrational language; nonsense; trash.
  7. A melted mass of turpentine, tallow, etc., with which the masts, sides, and bottom of a ship are smeared for lubrication.
  8. Paper stock ground ready for use.
  9. To fill by crowding something into; to cram with something; to load to excess; as, to stuff a bedtick.
  10. To thrust or crowd; to press; to pack.
  11. To fill by being pressed or packed into.
  12. To fill with a seasoning composition of bread, meat, condiments, etc.; as, to stuff a turkey.
  13. To obstruct, as any of the organs; to affect with some obstruction in the organs of sense or respiration.
  14. To fill the skin of, for the purpose of preserving as a specimen; -- said of birds or other animals.
  15. To form or fashion by packing with the necessary material.
  16. To crowd with facts; to cram the mind of; sometimes, to crowd or fill with false or idle tales or fancies.
  17. To put fraudulent votes into (a ballot box).
  18. To feed gluttonously; to cram.

Stuff Quotations

Don't be afraid to be awesome. Sometimes being weird and different is good. When you think you're working hard, there is always someone else working harder, so always be yourself and know your stuff.
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

Corruption, embezzlement, fraud, these are all characteristics which exist everywhere. It is regrettably the way human nature functions, whether we like it or not. What successful economies do is keep it to a minimum. No one has ever eliminated any of that stuff.
Alan Greenspan

We are supposed to enjoy the good stuff now, while we can, with the people we love. Life has a funny way of teaching us that lesson over and over again.
Sheena Easton

We all know that the great memories of our childhood are the little triumphs - it doesn't really matter whether that was in writing, art, on the hockey field or on the football field. It's something that makes you feel - 'I can do this stuff.'
Michael Morpurgo

We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
William Shakespeare
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Stuff Translations

stuff in Danish is stof
stuff in Dutch is dingen, spullen
stuff in German is Stoff, stopfen, Zeug, Gewebe
stuff in Italian is stoffa, materiale
stuff in Latin is farci; farci; fartum, effercio
stuff in Portuguese is material
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