One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Said to express indifference, resignation, or rejection.‘Stuff it, I'm 61, what do I care?’
- ‘I hope that they tell the religionists to stuff it.’
- ‘At the most, he should have told them to stuff it.’
- ‘I've always believed in the when in Rome philosophy but if it means I can't go out for an innocent drink, stuff it.’
- ‘My friends and I just thought, stuff it, why not?’
- ‘A few limits on it, of course - the whole thing about not being related leaps to mind, and minimum ages are generally a good idea - but stuff it, let's just go for it.’
- ‘And if someone tells you to go stuff it, don't be offended, just do it.’
- ‘So I was working my way down the entertainment scale, about to pick up a book, when I thought stuff it, I'll go for a walk on the beach.’
- ‘‘If I had been asked to resign, I would have told the BBC to stuff it,’ he added.’
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