Meaning of “stuffed up” in the English Dictionary

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"stuffed up" in British English

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stuffed upadjective

uk /ˌstʌft ˈʌp/ us /ˌstʌft ˈʌp/

If you are stuffed up, your nose is blocked with mucus, usually because you have a cold:

He sounds all stuffed up - is he all right?
[ before noun ] a stuffed-up nose

(Definition of “stuffed up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stuffed-up" in American English

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stuffed-upadjective

us /ˈstʌftˈʌp/

having difficulty breathing through your nose because of an illness or allergy

(Definition of “stuffed-up” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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