- r in a stuffy manner
`Come in please,' he said stuffily
- Rather stuffily, Audie refuses to prove it in their adobe cottage, explaining that he is already "pledged," and that at best a white man can handle only one wife at a time.
- By day they loaf in a reverie of sun, and then at night, heedless of moral convention, the unmarried couples bed down together, "living in sin," as they stuffily used to.
- But the stuffily named asset-management program has been a conspicuous flop from the beginning.