stuff (someone, something, or oneself) full of (something)

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stuff (someone, something, or oneself) full of (something)

1. To fill something with a large amount of something else. A noun or pronoun is used between "stuff" and "full of." Why are you stuffing your bag full of books for a camping trip? The popular store lets you design your own teddy bear and then stuff it with a super-soft polyester filling.
2. To compel or persuade someone to eat or ingest a large amount of something. A noun or pronoun is used between "stuff" and "full of." My grandma always stuffs her visitors full of her homemade cakes and scones. You can't just stuff your patients full of painkillers instead of treating the underlying condition.
3. To eat a large amount of food. A reflexive pronoun is used between "stuff" and "full of" unless used in a passive construction. I sat at the table stuffing myself full of ice cream. I was so stuffed full of pizza that I could barely move.
4. To cause one to believe, think about, or be preoccupied with some idea or notion something. A noun or pronoun is used between "stuff" and "full of," especially in the form "stuff one's head full of something." He believe the education system is stuffing kids full of nonsense that they'll never need in the real world. I wish you wouldn't stuff Tommy's head full of those ridiculous fairy tales. His imagination is wild enough as it is.
See also: full, of, stuff