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stuff·ing

 (stŭf′ĭng)
n.
1. Padding put in cushions and upholstered furniture.
2. Food put into the cavity of a piece of meat or a vegetable that has been hollowed out.

stuffing

(ˈstʌfɪŋ)
n
1. (Textiles) the material with which something is stuffed
2. (Cookery) a mixture of chopped and seasoned ingredients with which poultry, meat, etc, is stuffed before cooking
3. knock the stuffing out of someone to upset or dishearten someone completely

stuff•ing

(ˈstʌf ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of a person or thing that stuffs.
2. a material or substance used to stuff something.
3. seasoned bread crumbs or other filling used to stuff poultry, vegetables, etc., before cooking.
[1520–30]

stuffing

  • forcemeat, farce - A highly seasoned mixture containing chopped meat, forcemeat is an alteration of farcemeat, "stuffing," and has a synonym—farce.
  • duxelles - A stuffing made from mushrooms, onions, shallots, and parsley, named after the Marquis d'Uxelles, a 17th-century French nobleman.
  • excelsior - The curled shavings of soft wood used for packing and stuffing.
  • taxidermy - The stuffing of dead animals.

stuffing

Packing of cargo into a container. See also unstuffing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stuffing - a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetablesstuffing - a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
turkey stuffing - stuffing for turkey
oyster dressing, oyster stuffing - stuffing made with oysters
forcemeat, farce - mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs
concoction, intermixture, mixture - any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; "he volunteered to taste her latest concoction"; "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"
2.stuffing - padding put in mattresses and cushions and upholstered furniture
batten, batting - stuffing made of rolls or sheets of cotton wool or synthetic fiber
cushioning, padding - artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort

stuffing

noun
1. filling, farce, forcemeat, farcemeat a stuffing for turkey, guinea fowl or chicken
2. wadding, filling, packing, quilting, kapok She made a wig from pillow stuffing.
Translations
حَشْوَة التَّحْنيطحَشْوَة الطَّعام
nádivkavycpávka
farsfyldpolstring
töltelék
fyllingfylling, stopp, tróî
dolgu maddesidolma içikıtık

stuffing

[ˈstʌfɪŋ] N [of furniture, stuffed animal] → relleno m, borra f (Culin) → relleno m
he's got no stuffingno tiene carácter, no tiene agallas
to knock the stuffing out of sbdejar a algn para el arrastre
he had the stuffing knocked out of him by the blowel golpe lo dejó sin fuerzas ni ánimo

stuffing

[ˈstʌfɪŋ] n
(in sofa, chair, cushion, mattress)rembourrage m
(COOKERY) (to eat)farce f

stuffing

n (of pillow, quilt, Cook) → Füllung f; (of furniture)Polstermaterial nt; (in taxidermy, toys) → Füllmaterial nt, → Stopfmaterial nt; to knock the stuffing out of somebody (inf)jdn fertigmachen (inf), → jdn schaffen (inf)

stuffing

[ˈstʌfɪŋ] n (in cushion) → imbottitura (Culin) → farcia, ripieno
to knock the stuffing out of sb (subj, boxer, blow) → mettere al tappeto

stuff2

(staf) verb
1. to pack or fill tightly, often hurriedly or untidily. His drawer was stuffed with papers; She stuffed the fridge with food; The children have been stuffing themselves with ice-cream.
2. to fill (eg a turkey, chicken etc) with stuffing before cooking.
3. to fill the skin of (a dead animal or bird) to preserve the appearance it had when alive. They stuffed the golden eagle.
ˈstuffing noun
1. material used for stuffing eg toy animals. The teddy-bear had lost its stuffing.
2. a mixture containing eg breadcrumbs, spices, sausage-meat etc, used for stuffing chickens etc.
stuff up
to block. He stuffed the hole up with some newspaper; I've got a cold and my nose is stuffed up.
References in classic literature ?
Gaily, roaringly, irresistibly, in jolly-good-fellow style, we dragged him from the restaurant to a cafe, stuffing his pockets with his embalmed birds and indigestible nuggets.
"But cotton is a high-grade stuffing. I may say it is even more stylish, not to say aristocratic, than straw," said the Scarecrow politely.
Ingredients 85g pack sage & onion stuffing mix 300g sausagemeat 90g cooked chestnuts, chopped 50g dried cranberries 12 rashers smoked streaky bacon or pancetta Method 1 Put the stuffing mix in a bowl and pour over 150ml boiling water.
Also, stuffing material used in dolls, plush toys and soft toys must comply to Toys Regulations, i.e., it must be clean, free from vermin, free of hard or sharp foreign matter, non-toxic and not irritant.
And they were also served roast potatoes, Brussels sprouts, carrots, swede and sage and onion stuffing.
I made stuffed butternut squash with ham, pear, and quinoa stuffing with a balsamic drizzle and a side salad with roasted pears and homemade balsamic salad dressing.
No American Thanksgiving meal could be considered complete without stuffing. It's arguably the most popular side dish on the turkey day table.
Paxo is the brand leader in stuffing and the launch of Paxo Stuffing Balls will be the brand's first foray into the frozen food aisle.
Now he has produced "Stuffed: The Ultimate Comfort Food Cookbook: Taking Your Favorite Foods and Stuffing Them to Make New, Different and Delicious Meals", a beautifully illustrated, 208 page compendium of thoroughly 'kitchen cook recipes' that range from Cobb Summer Rolls; Parmesan Truffle French Fry Stuffed Burger; Mac and Cheese Chile Rellenos; and Jalapeno Popper Dog; to Vietnamese Burritos; Chicken Tikka Masala Ravioli; Pork Stuffed Tofu with Noodles; and Pasta Salad Stuffed Tomatoes.
Hanging helmets from the nozzles or stuffing backpacks and other gear around them will block Halon discharge.
The stuff you turn to for moist and delicious stuffing during the holiday season can also be the source of culinary inspiration throughout the year.
1.25kg (2lb 12oz) Somerfield Lean Lamb Leg or Shoulder STUFFING: 1 onion, chopped, 5ml (1 tsp) oil, 100g (3 1/2 oz) fresh breadcrumbs, 30ml (2 tbsp) orange marmalade, 10ml (2 tsp) fresh rosemary, Grated peel of 1/2 orange, salt and freshly ground black pepper GLAZE: 60ml (4 tbsp) orange marmalade, 5ml (1 tsp) fresh rosemary, zest and juice of 1 orange, orange slices for garnish