stiff-necked

adjective
\ ˈstif-ˈnekt How to pronounce stiff-necked (audio) \

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First Known Use of stiff-necked

1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Stiff-necked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stiff-necked. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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stiff-necked

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of stiff-necked

disapproving : very proud and formal

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