overstuffed overstuffed  /ˈoʊ vər ˌstəft/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) upholstered thickly and deeply

Usage(s):

  1. The palace doors came loose on their hinges, and the inventory began tumbling out of the overstuffed world of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos.
  2. He chose as his trademark an overstuffed black crow, which gave a nice zoological balance to Bull Durham's bull on the nation's barns.
  3. In Richmond, with the smell of overstuffed po'boys wafting through the air, the threat of agricultural apocalypse still seems a long way off.

News

  1. You May Now Kiss the Brides

    On a warm spring evening , Carrie Hiers and Tonya Cook sit on overstuffed couches in their cozy Northeast Baltimore living room and plan their wedding. There will a rainbow balloon arch, bubbles, and a giant spread of rainbow cupcakes. Technically, it’ll be the second wedding for Hiers and Cook but their first legal one. And they won’t be alone. On Sunday, June 16, they will join couples from ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Baltimore City Paper

  2. First Listen: Primal Scream, 'More Light'

    Overstuffed at 69 minutes, the Scottish band's 10th album plays out like a larger-than-life celebration of survival. Like the group itself, More Light is erratic and given to excess, but still reaching for transcendence — and vital enough to find what it's looking for.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: NPR

Quotes

  1. Graham said, "This was the first time that I had ever heard anyone come to me and confess that they were guilty of this sin. I have had many people laughingly tell me that they had 'overstuffed,' but few consider it a sin."
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Billy Graham Source: OneNewsNow

  2. "He gave me a cheerful greeting," McPhee writes, "and, without asking why I had come or what I wanted, picked up a pair of khaki trousers that had been tossed onto one of the overstuffed chairs and asked me to sit down."
    on Feb 9, 2008 By: John McPhee Source: Centre Daily Times

  3. "The look is more tailored. We are moving away from overstuffed, slip-covered pieces," said Ms. Cavanaugh.
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Cavanagh Source: Litchfield County Times

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