[ US /ˈoʊvɝˌstəft/ ]
[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəstˈʌft/ ]
  1. upholstered thickly and deeply
    an overstuffed sofa
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How To Use overstuffed In A Sentence

  • Flatbed trucks overstuffed with the carcasses of alligators shot through the back of the heads or brimmed with those skins of what were once alligators, now the figments of shoes and boots and briefcases and the homes of rats and the nests of birds. The Clown Show
  • This was little more than a large house overstuffed with prize pieces salvaged during the pell-mell escape from the capital. Fire The Sky
  • As an accent, this pink implies a 1940s-style take on decorating, when chintz floral prints and lampshades with fringe were all the rage in comfy, overstuffed living rooms.
  • Some walk away with a handful of letters, others haul overstuffed orange mailbags to their workspaces where shipmates are standing by in anticipation.
  • I specifically told election judges to be prepared for 'overstuffed' and spillover ballots similar to 2004. Sound Politics: "Ballot-bag problems may slow counting of 8th District votes"
  • Out on the sidewalk patio, Mantra's inviting overstuffed wing chairs baked in the heat.
  • Friends and family bound into the house, tracking in mud or snow, stashing coats in already overstuffed closets or heaping them over the backs of chairs.
  • A few overstuffed chairs were laid against the walls, and several bookshelves held old, dusty volumes that Liq had probably never even opened.
  • Thompson's compact book also stands as a rebuke to the hefty, overstuffed volumes lugged around by today's college calculus students.
  • I'm not blogging today but this deserves a mention: King County Elections staff said about 100 bags -- containing up to 20,000 absentee ballots that had been dropped off at polling sites on Election Day -- remain uncounted because of an array of problems caused by the bags 'being overstuffed. Sound Politics: "Ballot-bag problems may slow counting of 8th District votes"
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