stuff englannista suomeksi
romppeet, roina, kama, romu
pöty, roska, moska
- The Bat—they called him the Bat.(nb..). He'd never been in stir, the bulls had never mugged him, he didn't run with a mob, he played a lone hand, and fenced his stuff so that even the fence couldn't swear he knew his face.
Unspecified things or matters.
The tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object.
- The workman on his stuff his skill doth show, / And yet the stuff gives not the man his skill.
1857, ''The National Magazine'' (volumes 10-11, page 350)
- "And you can buy a dress for your wife off this piece of stuff," said Lisetta, who had always an eye to business.
1992, Hilary Mantel, ''A Place of Greater Safety'', Harper Perennial 2007, p.147:
- She was going out to buy some lengths of good woollen stuff for Louise's winter dresses.
Abstract substance or character.
c.1599, (w), ''(w)'', (nowrap)
- When that the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept; / Ambition should be made of sterner stuff
c.1610, (w), ''(w)'', (nowrap)
- We are such stuff / As dreams are made on
Narcotic drugs, especially heroin.
1947, William Burroughs, letter, 11 March:
- For some idiotic reason the bureaucrats are more opposed to tea than to stuff.
Furniture; goods; domestic vessels or utensils.
- He took away locks, and gave away the king's stuff.
Refuse or worthless matter; hence, also, foolish or irrational language; nonsense; trash.
- Anger would indite / Such woeful stuff as I or Shadwell write.
''I'm going to stuff this pillow with feathers.''
- Lest the gods, for sin, / Should with a swelling dropsy stuff thy skin.
To fill a space with (something) in a compressed manner.
- Put roses into a glass with a narrow mouth, stuffing them close together (..) and they retain smell and colour.
1922, (w), ''(w)''
- The Rabbit could not claim to be a model of anything, for he didn’t know that real rabbits existed; he thought they were all stuffed with sawdust like himself, and he understood that sawdust was quite out-of-date and should never be mentioned in modern circles.
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(rfd-redundant) To fill with seasoning.
To load goods into (a container) for transport.
''She sits on the sofa all day, watching TV and stuffing herself with cream buns.''
To sexually penetrate.
''His wife came home early and found him on the couch stuffing the maid.''
(non gloss definition) ''See also'' it.
To heavily defeat or get the better of.
''Mudchester Rovers were stuffed 7-0 in the semi-final.''
''They totally stuffed us in that business deal.''
To off another competitor in a race by disturbing his projected and committed racing line (trajectory) by an abrupt manoeuvre.
To preserve a dead bird or other animal by filling its skin.
To obstruct, as any of the organs; to affect with some obstruction in the organs of sense or respiration.
(rfd-redundant) To form or fashion by packing with the necessary material.
- An Eastern king put a judge to death for an iniquitous sentence, and ordered his hide to be stuffed into a cushion, and placed upon the tribunal.
To crowd with facts; to cram the mind of; sometimes, to crowd or fill with false or idle tales or fancies.