stiff

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

stiff

adjective

Definition of STIFF

1
incapable of or highly resistant to bending <use a stiff piece of paper for the project>
3
going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount <don't you think that's a pretty stiff fine for such a minor infraction?>
4
having a consistency that does not easily yield to pressure <stir two cups of flour with the remaining ingredients to make a stiff dough>
7
marked by or showing careful attention to set forms and details <the stiff politeness with which I was greeted suggested that they weren't truly happy to see me>
8
being under the influence of alcohol <seeing that the customer was more than a little stiff, the bartender offered to call a cab for him>
Antonyms sober, straight

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