Synonyms for (noun) stiff

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: body, dead body

Definition: a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person

Usage: they found the body in the lake


Synonyms: stiff

Definition: an ordinary man

Usage: a lucky stiff; a working stiff

Similar words: man, adult male

Definition: an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

Usage: there were two women and six men on the bus

Synonyms for (adjective) stiff

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: drunk, inebriated, intoxicated

Definition: stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)

Usage: a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors; helplessly inebriated


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: inflexible

Definition: resistant to being bent

Usage: an inflexible iron bar; an inflexible knife blade;


Synonyms: buckram, starchy, stiff

Definition: rigidly formal

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

Similar words: formal

Definition: being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)

Usage: pay one's formal respects; formal dress; a formal ball; the requirement was only formal and often ignored; a formal education


Synonyms: stiff

Definition: not moving or operating freely

Usage: a stiff hinge

Similar words: immobile

Definition: not capable of movement or of being moved


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: equipotent

Definition: having equal strength or efficacy


Similar words: multipotent

Definition: able to many things

Usage: multipotent drugs


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: resolute

Definition: firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination

Usage: stood resolute against the enemy; faced with a resolute opposition; a resolute and unshakeable faith


Synonyms: stiff

Definition: powerful

Usage: a stiff current; a stiff breeze

Similar words: strong

Definition: having strength or power greater than average or expected

Usage: a strong radio signal; strong medicine; a strong man