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noun: A pompous, self-satisfied, and old-fashioned person.
From the formally-dressed look of such a person. Earliest documented use: 1840s.
“Peter Dawson’s persona might come across as a stuffed shirt but he is, in fact, a personable character with a mischievous sense of humour.”
James Corrigan; Farewell to the Moderniser of the R&A; The Sunday Telegraph (London, UK); Jul 12, 2015.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:It seems like the less a statesman amounts to, the more he adores the flag. -Kin Hubbard, humorist (1 Sep 1868-1930)