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Sentences with the adjective Stuffy

2 examples:

The pesky culprit triggering the stuffy nose and the sneezing might just be hiding in your home.
(NBC Today, )

Edward Herrmann, the towering, melodious-voiced actor who brought Franklin D. Roosevelt to life in films and documentaries, won a Tony Award and charmed audiences as the stuffy dad on TV's "Gilmore Girls," died Wednesday.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Sentences with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective Stuffy

4 examples:

This room is very stuffy.

It's very stuffy in here.

The air in this room's very stuffy.

It was very stuffy in that room with all the windows closed.

Questions

2 examples:

Will you open the window and air out this stuffy room?

It makes the main brand look positively stuffy: why spend more for a little more space but a lot less personality?
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

Other sentences

54 examples:

I feel stuffy.

My ears feel stuffy.

It's stuffy in here.

Forget turkey, sprouts and a stuffy lunch.
(Olivia Walmsley in The Telegraph - Food and Drink, )

The string quartet stood for stuffy, old-fashioned efforts.
(Mark Swed in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Playful touches like the Game Room keep things from getting too stuffy.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

It is now deemed to be too serious, too stuffy and lacking in sincerity.
(Rhodri Marsden in The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

It is not quite the International Space Station, but it is a bit stuffy.
(Aaron Wherry in CBC News - Politics, )

Investment education is getting less stuffy -- and targeting young professionals.
(USA Today - Money, )

Forget starched white tablecloths, stuffy suited sommeliers, and hushed surroundings.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

A brand new treatment could help the thousands who suffer from chronic stuffy sinuses.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

It also is luxurious, but with a fresh, casual-chic style, not a stuffy, traditional air.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

A global hip-hop dance craze has now worked its way into the stuffy world of Irish politics.
(BBC News - World News, )

Forget about long-winded statistics, public service announcements and stuffy school assemblies.
(CNN - World News, )

This property's style is an affordable alternative to that of Edinburgh’s stuffy grand hotels.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

Phil Davies took his family who were pleasantly surprised at the absence of a stuffy atmosphere.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

The papers celebrate a "groundbreaking" ceremony described as "a far cry from... stuffy protocol".
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Many men can't find a way to show their personal style at work, thanks to stuffy office dress codes.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A spate of new English countryside hotels contradict their reputation for being overly formal and stuffy.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

But, although the Goldener Adler can trace its history back to 1390, there is nothing stuffy about this famous hostelry.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

No one typified the cloistered, some might say stuffy, world of academia more than Professor Nicholas Goddard (pictured).
(Daily Mail - News, )

From once being seen as a rather stuffy, uptight affair, it’s one of the new trendy things to do around London – and the UK.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

Is it is a unique, technology-embracing company rewriting stuffy conventional wisdoms or might it be consumed legacy automakers.
(Neil Winton, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/neilwinton/ in Forbes - Business, )

Grand old hotels with literary connections can sometimes be a little stuffy, but the excellent-value Hotel Trias is anything but.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

If golf has a reputation for being a bit stuffy, then the Bryan brothers and their trick shots are a much-needed blast of fresh air.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Rather than feeling stuffy, coordinated separates (and even colorful suits!) have taken on a youthful vibe that's perfect for spring.
(NBC Today, )

In fact, it can sometimes be downright boring - or terrifying if you don’t exactly enjoy meeting complete strangers at stuffy events.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg pledges to take on "stuffy parochialism", as he makes the case for membership of the EU in his conference speech.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Wearing ties, they both looked a little stuffy as they visited injured rebel soldiers in Tripoli, but the message was simple: we have saved you.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Sonia Rykiel, whose relaxed striped sweaters helped liberate women from their stuffy suits and who went on to run a global fashion empire, has died.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

For the vast majority, a visit to the Glastonbury Festival involves very little sleep in a stuffy, cramped tent surrounded by thousands of other campers.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Daily Mail's Inspector found Orestone Manor in Devon to be stuffy and drab, though it does boast lovely views over Lyme Bay and the food was splendid.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Many schools are due to break up for the summer holidays within the next week, but union bosses claimed staff are struggling with ‘hot and stuffy’ classrooms.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Patients suffering the misery of chronic stuffy sinuses could be spared painful surgery by a simple procedure which involves a balloon being inflated inside the nose.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

If you think your child’s stuffy nose is due to an autumn cold, you might want to consider allergies, especially if you live in the southern region of the United States.
(Science Daily - News, )

The City of Light—once known for its stuffy traditional arts scene—is emerging as a hot contemporary art center with a spate of museum openings, art fairs and exhibits.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

For a great many years the monarchy seemed perpetually out of step with Britain's shifting social sands – distant, old-fashioned, the emblem of a stuffy, out of touch elite.
(Will Gore in The Independent - U.K. News, )

PC Martina Anderson and Sgt Brett Williams, who previously complained their stuffy uniforms were too hot, are working at the popular destination as part of a two-week pilot scheme.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Since joining Twitter a month ago, the CIA has acted like any brand or government body trying to shake off a stuffy reputation would and blasted its feed with dad jokes and hashtags.
(The Independent - People, )

As the Olivier award-winning musical Beautiful attests, the greatest pop hits have often been crafted by anonymous songwriting teams huddled around a piano in a stuffy rehearsal room.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Sonia Rykiel, a French designer dubbed the "queen of knitwear" whose relaxed sweaters in berry-colored stripes and eye-popping motifs helped liberate women from stuffy suits, has died.
(Angela Charlton in CBC News - World, )

Some 84 per cent of Brits think informal gatherings and sharing plates where people make a grab for a slice of pizza, a chicken wing or beer have replaced the stuffy dinner party of old.
(Daily Mail - News, )

When Tom Morris launched the Bristol Proms, he invited audiences to participate with enthusiasm in a festival which would destroy the stuffy conventions of traditional classical concerts.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

As some 500 reporters gathered to watch the live data streaming of its Singles Day sales, there was only one smell in the stuffy auditorium: that of Alibaba’s ambition for its B2C business.
(Forbes - Business, )

Freezing weather and stuffy central heating leaves our skin much drier in the winter, exacerbating conditions such as eczema, dandruff and dry eyes.These are the most popular products, rated.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

This boutique hotel, conveniently located on the doorstep of Country Club Plaza, is an architectural landmark, listed on the National Register of Historic Places – but it’s anything but stuffy.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

Claudia Ward, 42, of Falmouth, Cornwall, had argued that her children would gain more from a ‘free-thinking’ day on the beach or a woodland walk than sat ‘bored in a hot and stuffy classroom’.
(Daily Mail - News, )

It used to look like a stuffy home suitable for grandma, but after a major redo, a San Pedro abode is now being touted as “the panty-dropper house” — at least by Los Angeles Realtor Alice Rodriguez.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Monday was supposed to mark the end of 21 days of anxious Ebola monitoring for Youngor Jallah's family of six, when they could emerge from their stuffy two-bedroom apartment and return to comfortable routines.
(Molly Hennessy-Fiske in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Best known for its premium finance-centric content and pink newsprint, this 126-year-old institution has broken free from its stuffy British gentlemen’s club reputation and established itself as a global digital media leader.
(Forbes - Education, )

Young customers today including millennials, as well as the more on-trend among their elders, are turned off by ostentatious luxury cues in hospitality, retail, and other commercial settings, as well as stuffy, formal styles of customer service.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The decision to award rapper Kendrick Lamar the Pulitzer Prize for music represents a historic moment not just for hip-hop and American music but also for the usually stuffy Pulitzer process itself, says one juror who picked the album DAMN. as a finalist.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

In one of the most entertaining numbers in the musical “School of Rock,” which opened Thursday at the Hollywood Pantages theater, a substitute teacher rallies his 10-year-old students to “stick it to the man” by ignoring their stuffy prep-school curriculum and forming a rock band.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

The V&A is nothing if not eclectic – and this grand old institution devoted to the “decorative arts and design” and perched in the Albertopolis, the cultural swathe cut through stuffy South Kensington by Queen Victoria’s beloved consort, is increasingly intent on shaking things up.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

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