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English adjective: stuffy

1. stuffy lacking fresh air


SamplesA dusty airless attic.
The dreadfully close atmosphere.
Hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke.


Synonymsairless, close, unaired


Similarunventilated


Antonymsventilated

2. stuffy excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull


SamplesWhy is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?.
A stodgy dinner party.


Synonymsstodgy


Similarconventional


Antonymsunconventional, unconventional

3. stuffy affected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction


SamplesA stuffy feeling in my chest.


Similarobstructed


Antonymsunobstructed









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