Definition of Stiff


  • 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"
  • an ordinary man
    "a lucky stiff"
    "a working stiff"


  • very drunk
    - blind drunk - pie eyed
  • 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"
  • marked by firm determination or resolution
    not shakable
    "firm convictions"
    "a firm mouth"
    "steadfast resolve"
    "a man of unbendable perseverence"
    "unwavering loyalty"
  • having a strong physiological or chemical effect
    "a potent toxin"
    "potent liquor"
    "a potent cup of tea", "a stiff drink"
  • rigidly formal
    "a starchy manner"
    "the letter was stiff and formal"
    "his prose has a buckram quality"
  • powerful
    "a stiff current"
    "a stiff breeze"
  • not moving or operating freely
    "a stiff hinge"


  • in a stiff manner
    "his hands lay stiffly"
  • extremely
    "bored stiff"
    "frightened stiff"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble stiff

19 unscramble word found using the letters stiff.

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