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as stiff as a board

Definition of as stiff as a board

  1. :  very stiff <The paintbrush was as stiff as a board.>



Word by Word Definitions

stiffplay
  1. :  not easily bent :  rigid

    :  lacking in suppleness or flexibility

    :  drunk

  1. :  in a stiff manner :  stiffly

    :  to an extreme degree :  severely

    :  close enough to the hole for an easy putt in golf

  1. :  corpse

    :  vagrant, tramp

    :  a member of the working class

  1. :  to refuse to pay or tip

    :  cheat

    :  stick

boardplay
  1. :  border, edge

    :  the side of a ship

    :  a piece of sawed lumber of little thickness and a length greatly exceeding its width

  1. :  to come up against or alongside (a ship) usually to attack

    :  accost, address

    :  to go aboard (as a ship, train, airplane, or bus)


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