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stiff–necked

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adjective \ˈstif-ˈnekt\

Simple Definition of stiff–necked

  • : very proud and formal

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of stiff–necked

1526

First Known Use of stiff–necked

1526


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