Definitions of stiff:
  • noun:   an ordinary man
    Example: "A lucky stiff"
  • noun:   the dead body of a human being
  • adjective:   not moving or operating freely
    Example: "A stiff hinge"
  • adjective:   powerful
    Example: "A stiff current"
  • adjective:   lacking ease in bending; not limber
    Example: "A stiff neck"
  • adjective:   hard to overcome or surmount
    Example: "A stiff hike"
  • adjective:   incapable of or resistant to bending
    Example: "A palace guardsman stiff as a poker"
  • adjective:   of a collar; standing up rather than folded down
    Example: "A stiff collar"
  • adjective:   rigidly formal
    Example: "The letter was stiff and formal"
  • adjective:   very drunk
  • adverb:   extremely
    Example: "Bored stiff"
  • adverb:   in a stiff manner
    Example: "His hands lay stiffly"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #11622)

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