how to pronounce stuffy


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stuffy is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of stuffy in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… talents but no the stuffy German dudes …”

meanings of stuffy


  1. Stout; mettlesome; resolute.
  2. Angry and obstinate; sulky.
  3. Boring, uninteresting, over-formal, pompous, very conventional.
  4. Stout; sturdy.
  5. Poorly ventilated; partially plugged.


  1. Synonym of stuffed toy.

stuffy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word stuffy occurs in english on average 1.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics stuffy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that stuffy can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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