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overstuff

[oh-ver-stuhf] /ˌoʊ vərˈstʌf/
verb (used with object)
1.
to force too much into:
If you overstuff your suitcase, the fastenings may not hold.
2.
Furniture. to cover completely with deep upholstery.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; over- + stuff
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Examples for overstuff
  • Do not overstuff the boxes since they will not close properly and may come open during the move.
  • Eat a nutritious meal, but do not overstuff yourself and avoid heavy foods.
  • overstuff the boxes in which the binders are packed, as these may break open in shipment.
British Dictionary definitions for overstuff

overstuff

/ˌəʊvəˈstʌf/
verb (transitive)
1.
to force too much into
2.
to cover (furniture) entirely with upholstery
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