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 Meanings and Examples of STUFFING
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
stuffing
 n.  material used for filling cushion, mattress, or others
Classic Sentence: (43 in 3 pages)
1  "Almost but not quite," said Rhett, stuffing his shirt into his trousers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
2  His rifle barrel grew so hot that ordinarily he could not have borne it upon his palms; but he kept on stuffing cartridges into it, and pounding them with his clanking, bending ramrod.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 17
3  let's talk in words of one syllable, without larding, stuffing or cant.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
4  But for the happy chance of the gold stuffing, your suspicions would probably never have been aroused.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. The Adventure of The Stockbroker's Clerk
5  On the table was spread a snow-white tablecloth; upon it was a splendid porcelain service, and the roast goose was steaming famously with its stuffing of apple and dried plums.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL
6  Standing at this table, I became conscious of the servile Pumblechook in a black cloak and several yards of hatband, who was alternately stuffing himself, and making obsequious movements to catch my attention.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXV
7  In particular, the collar on one of them had been neatly mended, although hitherto its state of dilapidation had been such as perennially to allow the stuffing to protrude through the leather.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III
8  But she only put out her tongue at him and ordered another pastry, thick with chocolate and stuffed with meringue.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
9  Then they distributed hot buttered rolls, coffee poured from an enamel-ware pot, stuffed olives, potato salad, and angel's-food cake.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
10  The olives need not be stuffed.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
11  But the fact is that at the motion-pictures she discovered herself laughing as heartily as Kennicott at the humor of an actor who stuffed spaghetti down a woman's evening frock.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
12  I stuffed a shirt or two into my old carpet-bag, tucked it under my arm, and started for Cape Horn and the Pacific.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
13  Whether that mattress was stuffed with corn-cobs or broken crockery, there is no telling, but I rolled about a good deal, and could not sleep for a long time.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
14  On both sides the sea came in at the wounded planks, but we stuffed two or three drawers and shirts in, and so stopped the leaks for the time.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
15  The crazy boy lay under the only window, stretched on a gunny-sack stuffed with straw.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: X
Example Sentence:
1  If the stuffing isn't to be dry, you need some sort of soft vegetable or melting cheese.
2  If an administrator has no access to information, it's as if he was purblind and hard of hearing and had a stuffed nose.
3  His article is stuffed with cliche.
4  He hastily stuffed a few clothes into a bag.
5  By the time the fourth course was served, I was stuffed to the gills.
6  The place is stuffed with whacky memorabilia like a sculpture of the Seven Dwarfs that Walt Disney gave to Debbie Reynolds.
7  He had an old battered-up slouch hat on, and a greasy blue woollen shirt, and ragged old blue jeans britches stuffed into his boot-tops, and home-knit galluses -- no, he only had one.
8  Having stuffed themselves until they satiate, the guests are so full they are ready for a nap.
9  But throwing empty points against him exactly likes that a teenage girl throws stuffed animals against her bedroom wall during a temper tantrum.
10  We had a high school girl get in a tiff with another high school girl so she stuffed a gasoline soaked rag in their van's gas tank and lit it.