Vaporous vs Stuffy - What's the difference?
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Vaporous is a related term of stuffy.
As adjectives the difference between vaporous and stuffy
is that vaporous
is relating to vapour; misty, foggy, obscure, insubstantial while stuffy
is poorly ventilated; partially plugged.
As a noun stuffy is
(us|canada|colloquial|often|childish) a stuffed animal or other plush toy.
Relating to vapour; misty, foggy, obscure, insubstantial.
* 1594, William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece
* 1605, Francis Bacon, The Advancement of Learning
- O hateful, vaporous , and foggy night!
- So whosoever shall entertain high and vaporous imaginations, instead of a laborious and sober inquiry of truth, shall beget hopes and beliefs of strange and impossible shapes.
Poorly ventilated; partially plugged.
- I can't smell very well today – I have a stuffy nose.
Stout; mettlesome; resolute.
Angry and obstinate; sulky.
Boring, uninteresting, over-formal, pompous, very conventional.
- Let's go outside – it's getting stuffy in here.
- The stuffy professor droned on as the class lost interest.
(US, Canada, colloquial, often, childish) A stuffed animal or other plush toy.