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Definition 1: excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where stuffy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for stuffy in the sense of this definition

(stuffy is similar to ...) following accepted customs and proprieties

"conventional wisdom" "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior" "conventional forms of address"

Definition 2: affected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where stuffy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a stuffy feeling in my chest

(stuffy is similar to ...) shut off to passage or view or hindered from action

"a partially obstructed passageway" "an obstructed view" "justice obstructed is not justice"

Definition 3: lacking fresh air - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where stuffy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for stuffy in the sense of this definition

(stuffy is similar to ...) not ventilated

"stuffy unventilated rooms"

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