stuffy synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term stuffy:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. airless, close, stuffy, unairedadjective

    lacking fresh air

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, nigh, close-fitting, stodgy, close, tight, confining, closemouthed, near, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    Antonyms:
    unobstructed, ventilated, unconventional

  2. stodgy, stuffyadjective

    excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull

    Synonyms:
    moss-grown, unaired, fogyish, stodgy, close, stuffy, mossy, airless, stick-in-the-mud(p)

    Antonyms:
    unconventional, ventilated, unobstructed

  3. stuffyadjective

    affected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction

    Synonyms:
    close, unaired, airless, stodgy

    Antonyms:
    unconventional, ventilated, unobstructed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stuffyadjective

    Synonyms:
    [scottish.] stout, resolute

  2. stuffyadjective

    Synonyms:
    [colloquial, U. S.] angry (and obstinate), sulky, moody, irate, ireful, wrathful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

old-fashioned, damning, stifling



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