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 stuffy stuffy

adj

  • () excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull  ( stodgy, stuffy )
    excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull
     why is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?
    why is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?
     a stodgy dinner party
    a stodgy dinner party
  • () lacking fresh air  ( close, unaired, airless, stuffy )
    lacking fresh air
     a dusty airless attic
    a dusty airless attic
     the dreadfully close atmosphere
    the dreadfully close atmosphere
     hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke
    hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke
  • affected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction  ( stuffy )
    affected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction
     a stuffy feeling in my chest
    a stuffy feeling in my chest