adjective, stuffier, stuffiest.
close; poorly ventilated: a stuffy room.
oppressive from lack of freshness: stuffy air; a stuffy odor.
lacking in interest, as writing or discourse.
affected with a sensation
of obstruction in the respiratory passages: a stuffy nose.
dull or tedious; boring.
rigid or strait-laced in attitudes, especially in matters of personal behavior.
3, 5, 8. stodgy. 6. smug. 7. priggish.