Synonyms for (adjective) stuffy

Synonyms: stodgy, stuffy

Definition: excessively conventional and unimaginative and hence dull

Usage: why is the middle class so stodgy, so utterly without a sense of humor?; a stodgy dinner party

Similar words: conventional

Definition: following accepted customs and proprieties

Usage: conventional wisdom; she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior; conventional forms of address


Synonyms: stuffy

Definition: affected with a sensation of stoppage or obstruction

Usage: a stuffy feeling in my chest

Similar words: obstructed

Definition: shut off to passage or view or hindered from action

Usage: a partially obstructed passageway; an obstructed view; justice obstructed is not justice


Synonyms: airless, unaired, stuffy, close

Definition: lacking fresh air

Usage: a dusty airless attic; the dreadfully close atmosphere; hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke

Similar words: unventilated

Definition: not ventilated

Usage: stuffy unventilated rooms