Pronunciation: (stuf'ē),[key] —adj.,stuff•i•er, stuff•i•est. 1. close; poorly ventilated: a stuffy room. 2. oppressive from lack of freshness: stuffy air; a stuffy odor. 3. lacking in interest, as writing or discourse.
4. affected with a sensation of obstruction in the respiratory passages: a stuffy nose. 5. dull or tedious; boring.
6. self-important; pompous.
7. rigid or strait-laced in attitudes, esp. in matters of personal behavior.
8. old-fashioned; conservative.
9. ill-tempered; sulky.