Adjective Definition

stiff

1.Definition: having a strong physiological or chemical effect

"A stiff drink"

Related Adjective(s):potent, strong


2.Definition: incapable of or resistant to bending

"A palace guardsman stiff as a poker", "Stiff hair", "A stiff neck"

Related Adjective(s):rigid


3.Definition: marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable

Related Adjective(s):firm, steadfast, steady, unbendable, unfaltering, unshakable, unwavering


4.Definition: not moving or operating freely

"A stiff hinge"


5.Definition: powerful

"A stiff current", "A stiff breeze"


6.Definition: rigidly formal

"The letter was stiff and formal"

Related Adjective(s):buckram, starchy





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