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stuh fee

  • s  lacking fresh air
    hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke
  • s  excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull
  • s  affected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction
    a stuffy feeling in my chest

  • Out went stuffy Victorian parlors; in came sleek, glass-walled structures that blurred the line between indoors and out.
  • The explanation starts somewhere back in that stuffy studio, with the discipline and the songs and the revolutionary idea that the music actually matters.
  • The concept behind these events is that restaurants are impersonal, stuffy and not nearly adventurous enough.
News & Articles


  • Matt Frei in Forbes
    We are British,Frei said, "and people have this impression of the British as being a bit stuffy, a bit haughty. We have to be aware of that. I personally don't think if you watch a BBC newscast now that you will feel you're being talked...
  • Gilbert Cates in
    Chris' comments over the past few weeks are meant to be humorous digs at a show that some people, obviously including Chris himself, think may be a bit too stuffy,producer Gil Cates said in a statement released by the Academy of Motion...
  • Myles Brand in FOX News
    We'll still have a stuffy section,Brand joked. "But we want to have communication in a manner that's appropriate to our student-athletes. We're looking aggressively at new ways of getting our messages out."

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