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Definitions of stiff:

part of speech: adjective

Not easily bent: rigid: not liquid: rather hard than soft: not easily overcome: obstinate: not natural and easy: constrained: formal.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

Not easily bent; not pliant; rigid; rather hard than soft; strong; not giving way; stubborn; firm in perseverance or resistance; not natural and easy, as manners; affected; constrained; not written with ease; formal; impetuous in motion, as a breeze.

part of speech: adjective

Not easily bent; rigid; firm; inflexible; as, stiff cardboard; not easily moved; not limber; as, a stiff neck; not liquid or fluid; as, a stiff paste; strong; violent; as, a stiff breeze; not natural or easy; formal; as, a stiff manner; not easily subdued; as, a stiff opponent; difficult; as, a stiff climb.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: noun

In commercial slang, negotiable paper, as a bill, promissory note, or the like.

part of speech: noun

the dead body of a human being

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