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



    BrE BrE//ˈstʌfɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈstʌfɪŋ//
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  1. 1 (North American English also dressing) a mixture of finely chopped food, such as bread, onions and herbs, placed inside a chicken, etc. before it is cooked to give it flavour
  2. 2soft material used to fill cushions, toys, etc. synonym filling
  3. Idioms
    knock the stuffing out of somebody
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    (informal) to make somebody lose their confidence and enthusiasm
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: stuffing