unstuff

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ stuff

Verb[edit]

unstuff (third-person singular simple present unstuffs, present participle unstuffing, simple past and past participle unstuffed)

  1. (transitive) To remove the stuffing from.
  2. (transitive, computing) To decompress (a compressed archive in the StuffIt format).
    • 2007 August 24, Roger Mummert, “At a Family Gathering, an Internet Cafe Breaks Out”, in New York Times[1]:
      If I send you an attachment as a Zip file, can you unstuff it and print it up here?”