Synonym: difficult, firm, formal, hard, inflexible, rigid, stilted, taut, tense, tight, tough, unnatural. Antonym: limp. Similar words: plaintiff, justify, testify, cliff, differ, gratify, artifact, identify. Meaning: [stɪf] n. 1. an ordinary man 2. the dead body of a human being. adj. 1. not moving or operating freely 2. powerful 3. rigidly formal 4. having a strong physiological or chemical effect 5. marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable 6. incapable of or resistant to bending 7. very drunk. adv. 1. extremely 2. in a stiff manner.
Random good picture Not show
1, Old oxen have stiff horns.
2, I eased my stiff limbs into the hot bath.
3, She lay stiff and still beside him.
4, He walked with a slow stiff gait.
5, Whisk the egg whites until stiff.
6, I felt stiff after a long walk.
7, They mounted stiff resistance to the proposal.
8, I've got a stiff neck.
9, The cards were made of stiff paper.
10, I woke up with a stiff neck.
11, Linseed oil will soften stiff leather.
12, A stiff breeze made the sails bag out.
13, Her legs were stiff from kneeling.
14, Stir the flour and milk to a stiff paste.
15, His clothes were stiff with dried mud.
16, This tap is stiff; it won't turn on.
17, His waterproof trousers were brand new and stiff.
18, Helen poured out two stiff drinks.
19, There is stiff competition for university places.
20, The stiff entrance examination removes 60 per cent of prospective students.
21, Don't be so stiff.
22, It was a stiff climb to the top of the hill.
23, We won the contract in the face of stiff competition.
24, Mother stirred the flour and milk to a stiff paste.
25, I have stiff shoulders.
26, My shoulders are stiff.
27, There is a sheet of stiff cardboard in the drawer.
28, Scrub the wood thoroughly with water and a stiff brush.
29, The windows were stiff and she couldn't get them open.
30, The outer walls looked likely to tumble down in a stiff wind.
More similar words: plaintiff, justify, testify, cliff, differ, gratify, artifact, identify, difficult, diffident, different, difference, scientific, artificial, differ from, identification, make a difference, stir, still, hostile, instinct, plastic, stick out, stick to, burst in, distinct, testing, question, existing, estimate.