Definitions for stiff

Definitions for (noun) stiff

Main entry: corpse, stiff, remains, clay, cadaver

Definition: the dead body of a human being

Usage: 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

Main entry: stiff

Definition: an ordinary man

Usage: a lucky stiff; a working stiff

Definitions for (adj) stiff

Main entry: besotted, blind drunk, blotto, cockeyed, stiff, tight, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pissed, pixilated, plastered, wet, squiffy, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, crocked

Definition: very drunk

Main entry: stiff, rigid

Definition: incapable of or resistant to bending

Usage: a rigid strip of metal; a table made of rigid plastic; a palace guardsman stiff as a poker; stiff hair; a stiff neck

Main entry: buckram, starchy, stiff

Definition: rigidly formal

Usage: a starchy manner; the letter was stiff and formal; his prose has a buckram quality

Main entry: stiff

Definition: not moving or operating freely

Usage: a stiff hinge

Main entry: stiff, strong, potent

Definition: having a strong physiological or chemical effect

Usage: a potent toxin; potent liquor; a potent cup of tea, a stiff drink

Main entry: unbendable, unfaltering, steadfast, steady, stiff, unshakable, unwavering, firm

Definition: marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable

Usage: firm convictions; a firm mouth; steadfast resolve; a man of unbendable perseverence; unwavering loyalty

Main entry: stiff

Definition: powerful

Usage: a stiff current; a stiff breeze

Definitions for (adv) stiff

Main entry: stiff, stiffly

Definition: in a stiff manner

Usage: his hands lay stiffly

Main entry: stiff

Definition: extremely

Usage: bored stiff; frightened stiff

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