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  Definition of stiff
  1. the dead body of a human being
  2. an ordinary man; "a lucky stiff"; "a working stiff"
  3. very drunk
  4. incapable of or resistant to bending; "a rigid strip of metal"; "a table made of rigid plastic"; "a palace guardsman stiff as a poker"
  5. of a collar; standing up rather than folded down; "an uncomfortable standup collar"; "a stiff collar"
  6. lacking ease in bending; not limber; "a stiff neck"; "stiff joints"; "stiff hairs"
  7. rigidly formal; "a starchy manner"; "the letter was stiff and formal"; "his prose has a buckram quality"
  8. hard to overcome or surmount; "a stiff hike"; "a stiff exam"; "an uphill battle against a popular incumbant"
  9. not moving or operating freely; "a stiff hinge"
  10. powerful; "a stiff current"; "a stiff breeze"; "a stiff drink"
  11. in a stiff manner; "his hands lay stiffly"
  12. extremely; "bored stiff"; "frightened stiff"
Similar Words: cadaver, corpse, clay, remains, besotted, blind drunk, blotto, crocked, cockeyed, fuddled, loaded, pie-eyed, pixilated, plastered, potty, slopped, sloshed, smashed, soaked, soused, sozzled, squiffy, tiddly, tiddley, tight, tipsy, wet, rigid, stand-up, starchy, buckram, uphill, stiffly

 

Hyponyms: cremains

 

 
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