stuffs: significato e definizioni

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Cos'è stuffs?

Cos'è stuffs?

  • The material out of which something is made or formed; substance.
  • The essential substance or elements; essence:"We are such stuff / As dreams are made on"(Shakespeare).
  • Informal Unspecified material: Put that stuff over there. Household or personal articles considered as a group. Worthless objects.
  • Slang Specific talk or actions: Don't give me that stuff about being tired.
  • Sports The control a player has over a ball, especially to give it spin, english, curve, or speed. The spin, english, curve, or speed imparted to a ball:"where we could watch the stuff, mainly curves, that the pitchers were putting on the ball"(James Henry Gray).
  • Basketball A dunk shot.
  • Special capability: The team really showed its stuff and won the championship.
  • Chiefly British Woven material, especially woolens.
  • Slang Money; cash.
  • Slang A drug, especially one that is illegal or habit-forming.
  • To pack (a container) tightly; cram: stuff a Christmas stocking. To block (a passage); plug: stuff a crack with caulking. Basketball To block (a shot or an opponent who is shooting), especially before the ball leaves the shooter's hands.
  • To place forcefully into a container or space; thrust: stuffed laundry into the bag. Sports To shoot (a ball or puck) forcefully into the goal from close range. Basketball To dunk (the ball).
  • To fill with an appropriate stuffing: stuff a pillow. To fill (an animal skin) to restore its natural form for mounting or display.
  • To cram with food.
  • To fill (the mind): His head is stuffed with silly notions.
  • To put fraudulent votes into (a ballot box).
  • To apply a preservative and softening agent to (leather).

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