Definition of stiff-necked in English:

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stiff-necked

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adjective

Haughty and stubborn: stiff-necked pride
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  • Some have defended the Christian faith and others have criticised it - choosing to label its adherents as stiff-necked, lobotomised fundamentalists.
  • Peaceful demonstrators are squaring off with stiff-necked authorities over the city's refusal to grant permission for the rally they want.
  • My sister jumps through hoops for her like a puppy seeking approval and I get stiff-necked in the face of Mother's orders and pronouncements.

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