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English definition of “stuffing”

stuffing

noun [U] uk   /ˈstʌf.ɪŋ/ us  

stuffing noun [U] (MATERIAL)

material that is pushed inside something to make it firm: This cushion is losing its stuffing.Filling and completing

stuffing noun [U] (FOOD)

a mixture of food, such as bread, onions, and herbs, that is used to fill something that is going to be eaten, such as a chicken or a vegetable, before being cooked: a stuffing for the turkey sage and onion stuffingSausages, burgers and stuffings
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