overstuff
transitive verb Date: 1715 1. to stuff too full 2. to cover (as a chair or sofa) completely and deeply with upholstery

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • overstuff — index overload Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • overstuff — [ō′vər stuf′, ō΄vər stuf′] vt. 1. to stuff with too much of something 2. to upholster (furniture) with deep stuffing overstuffed adj …   English World dictionary

  • overstuff — /oh veuhr stuf /, v.t. 1. to force too much into: If you overstuff your suitcase, the fastenings may not hold. 2. Furniture. to cover completely with deep upholstery. [1935 40; OVER + STUFF] * * * …   Universalium

  • overstuff — verb a) To stuff to excess. b) To thoroughly cushion or upholster …   Wiktionary

  • overstuff — v. stuff too much, satiate, overfill …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overstuff — verb [usu. as adjective overstuffed] cover (furniture) completely with a thick layer of stuffing …   English new terms dictionary

  • overstuff — o•ver•stuff [[t]ˌoʊ vərˈstʌf[/t]] v. t. 1) to stuff too much into 2) fur to cover completely with thick upholstery …   From formal English to slang

  • overstuff — /oʊvəˈstʌf/ (say ohvuh stuf) verb (t) 1. to force too much into. 2. Furniture to envelop completely with deep upholstery …   Australian English dictionary

  • overstuff — v.tr. 1 stuff more than is necessary. 2 (as overstuffed adj.) (of furniture) made soft and comfortable by thick upholstery …   Useful english dictionary

  • English words with uncommon properties — For the purposes of this article, any word which has appeared in a recognised general English dictionary published in the 20th century or later is considered a candidate. For interest, some archaic words, non standard words and proper names are… …   Wikipedia

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