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stuffer

[stuhf-er] /ˈstʌf ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that stuffs.
2.
a small printed advertisement, announcement, or reminder that is inserted in an envelope and mailed with something else, as a bill or bank statement.
Origin of stuffer
1605-1615
1605-15; stuff + -er1
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  • Then Andy drove off, taking Dale, stuffer and some others with him.

    The Putnam Hall Rebellion Arthur M. Winfield
  • “And he must have taken the ice-cream too,” came mournfully from stuffer.

    The Putnam Hall Rebellion Arthur M. Winfield
  • Only stuffer Singleton was up, reading a novel by the light of a wax-candle he had smuggled up to the room.

    The Mystery at Putnam Hall Arthur M. Winfield
  • stuffer did not notice this and kept to the right when he should have gone to the left.

    The Putnam Hall Rebellion Arthur M. Winfield
  • Here they were joined by Hogan and stuffer, coming in from guard duty.

    The Putnam Hall Rivals Arthur M. Winfield
  • “That makes six all told,” said stuffer, as he and his chum withdrew.

    The Putnam Hall Rebellion Arthur M. Winfield
  • “Here are a couple of new magazines, too,” said stuffer, handing them over.

    The Putnam Hall Rivals Arthur M. Winfield
  • This settled, stuffer and the other cooks bustled about to get the repast ready.

    The Putnam Hall Rebellion Arthur M. Winfield
  • "There ain't nothing a Stevens student can't do—nothing calling for brains," said Mr. stuffer.

    Cupid's Middleman Edward B. Lent
  • “That is something to take the wind out of a fellow,” said stuffer.

    The Putnam Hall Champions Arthur M. Winfield
Slang definitions & phrases for stuffer

stuffed

Related Terms

get stuffed

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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