stiff-backed

adjective

1
: rigidly erect
a stiff-backed sergeant
2
: punctiliously correct : haughty, unbending
a stiff-backed aristocrat
stiff-backed Boston

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“Stiff-backed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stiff-backed. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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