An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (stiffling)
a. sofocante
I can't stay in this dark, stuffy house any longer. I need to get some fresh air.Ya no puedo seguir más en esta casa oscura y sofocante. Necesito tomar aire fresco.
b. cargado
Let's open a window. It's a bit stuffy in here.Vamos a abrir una ventana. El aire está un poco cargado aquí.
2. (obstructed)
a. tapado
Blanca ate some hot pepper in hopes that it would clear up her stuffy nose.Blanca comió un poco de ají picante esperando que le despejara su nariz tapada.
b. taponado
My nose is so stuffy! Do we have any kind of decongestant?¡Tengo la nariz tan taponada! ¿Tenemos algún tipo de descongestionante?
3. (self-important)
a. estirado
I hate to attend formal events full of stuffy, arrogant people.Detesto ir a eventos formales llenos de personas estiradas y arrogantes.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (room)
a. cargado(a)
2. (person)
a. estirado(a)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
stuffy [ˈstʌfɪ]
stuffier (comparative)stuffiest (superlative)
1 [+room] mal ventilado; [+atmosphere] cargado; sofocante
it's stuffy in here aquí huele a cerrado; el ambiente está un poco cargado aquí
2 [+person] (narrow-minded) remilgado; de miras estrechas; (prudish) remilgado; (stiff, starchy) tieso; (dull, boring) pesado; poco interesante
3 (congested) [+nose] taponado; atascado
my nose is stuffy
I've got a stuffy nose tengo la nariz taponada or atascada
Decongestants can relieve a stuffy [nose]
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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