over-stuffed


over-stuffed

adjective

  1. stuffed or filled to excess.
  2. Furniture. having the entire frame covered by stuffing and upholstery, so that only decorative woodwork or the like is exposed: an overstuffed sofa.
  3. filled with tedious or extraneous material; overlong: an overstuffed biography.
  4. obese; corpulent: an overstuffed man who was a compulsive eater.

verb (used with object)

  1. to force too much into: If you overstuff your suitcase, the fastenings may not hold.
  2. Furniture. to cover completely with deep upholstery.

verb (tr)

  1. to force too much into
  2. to cover (furniture) entirely with upholstery

adj.also overstuffed, of furniture, “completely covered with a thick layer of stuffing,” 1883, from over- + past participle of stuff (v.).

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