DICTIONARY


Definition of STIFF

noun : STIFF

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) an ordinary man; "a lucky stiff"; "a working stiff" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay" ;

Adjective : STIFF

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) not moving or operating freely; "a stiff hinge" ;

  • 2. (

    ) powerful; "a stiff current"; "a stiff breeze" ;

  • 3. (

    ) rigidly formal; "a starchy manner"; "the letter was stiff and formal"; "his prose has a buckram quality" ;

  • 4. (

    ) having a strong physiological or chemical effect; "a potent toxin"; "potent liquor"; "a potent cup of tea"; "a stiff drink" ;

  • 6. (

    ) incapable of or resistant to bending; "a rigid strip of metal"; "a table made of rigid plastic"; "a palace guardsman stiff as a poker"; "stiff hair"; "a stiff neck" ;

Adverb : STIFF

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) extremely; "bored stiff"; "frightened stiff" ;


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