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Adjective: stuffy (stuffier,stuffiest)  stú-fee
  1. Lacking fresh air
    "hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke";
    - airless, close, unaired
  2. Excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull
    "why is the middle class so stuffy, so utterly without a sense of humour?";
    - stodgy, staid
  3. Affected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction
    "a stuffy feeling in my chest"

Derived forms: stuffier, stuffiest

See also: button-down, buttoned-down [US, informal], conservative, conventional, obstructed, unventilated

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