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Synonyms for stuffy
ˈstʌf istuffy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. airless, close, stuffy, unairedadjective

    lacking fresh air

    "a dusty airless attic"; "the dreadfully close atmosphere"; "hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke"

    Synonyms:
    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, 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

    "why is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?"; "a stodgy dinner party"

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

    Antonyms:
    unconventional, ventilated, unobstructed

  3. stuffyadjective

    affected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction

    "a stuffy feeling in my chest"

    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

  1. List of paraphrases for "stuffy":

    old-fashioned, damning, stifling

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How to use stuffy in a sentence?

  1. Amanda Townshend:

    We didn't put two and two together of the sippy cups and his health until recently, he's always had a stuffy nose after using them and just about a week or so ago he had an upper respiratory infection.

  2. Moe Vela:

    If we learned anything from Reddit and Robinhood, it's that people right now are raising their hand saying,' Why can't I have access and participate ? Why does it have to be just a few stuffy guys in suits ?'.

  3. Michael Brunson:

    When we sing in stuffy offices and stuffy places, people eat it up because the world's gotten so corporate and PC, when you've got four guys in tuxedos walking around singing barbershop, it's such a deviation from the doldrums of proper business. There is a lighthearted irreverence to barbershop. We look at the way the world works and say, 'Everything's become so not fun, so let's make it fun again.'.

  4. Steven Park:

    The most common reason is if your nose is stuffy, from allergies, or if you have a deviated septum. Lots of medications can also cause nasal congestion.

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Translations for stuffy

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  • stickigGerman
  • congestionado, taponado, mal ventilado, briosoSpanish
  • en rogne, fâché, mal aéré, étouffant, bouchéFrench
  • տոթArmenian
  • tettNorwegian
  • душный, забитый, заложенный, спёртыйRussian

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