Definition of stuffiness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈstʌfinəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈstʌfinəs//
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  1. 1(informal, disapproving) the quality of being very serious, formal, boring or old-fashioned There's no stuffiness about him.
  2. 2the quality of being warm in an unpleasant way and without enough fresh air The cool sea air felt good after the stuffiness indoors.
  3. 3(especially North American English) the fact of having a blocked nose because you have a cold nasal stuffiness