Traducción de stiff en español:
adjective/adjetivo (-er, -est)
- 1 1.1 (rigid) [collar/bristles] duro; [fabric/leather] tieso, duro; [corpse] rígido; [muscles] entumecido, agarrotado to have a stiff neck tener* tortícolisExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (thick, firm) [paste/dough] consistente beat the egg whites until they are stiff bata las claras hasta que estén firmes the place was stiff with detectives/tourists (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] el sitio estaba plagado de detectives/turistas
- He's wearing a white shirt with a stiff collar, black trousers with braces, and dancing shoes with leather spats.
- The plans are in PDF format for easy printing and pasting onto stiff cardboard.
- The duo have dispensed with plastic CD casings and fashioned their covers from stiff cardboard.
- ‘My body was very stiff at first especially because of my old age,’ Shen said.
- A little into the morning saw all of us grimacing over our stiff bodies - the outcome of the previous day's water pursuits!
- He was weak and his aching body was still stiff from the beating.
- Mix together roughly four tablespoons of flour and one tablespoon of water with enough water to form a paste - a thick, stiff paste will give you a raised cross and a looser paste will give you a flat cross.
- Whisk together the double and single cream until thick, but not stiff: this takes longer than usual because of the addition of the single cream.
- In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until thick and stiff.
- 2 (hard, severe) [test/climb] difícil, duro; [resistance] férreo, tenaz; [penalty] fuerte, severo; [terms/conditions] duro; [breeze] fuerte I need a stiff drink [colloquial/familiar] necesito un trago fuerte [colloquial/familiar] he poured himself a stiff vodka se sirvió un vaso grande de vodkaExample sentences
- He was tried and found guilty by a British Consular Court: his punishment was a stiff fine and probation with a stern warning to desist.
- The league should be proud of that, not hiding behind stiff fines and harsh rhetoric.
- That commission recommended stiff increases in the payroll tax to create a surplus that would help fund the retirement of baby boomers down the road.
- As he spoke, it seemed the gods were heeding the many prayers at the Cork venue, as the sun shone brightly and a stiff wind blew on the opening day.
- The Pope, who aides say is losing sleep over the possibility of war, celebrated a Mass that began with a stiff wind blowing in from Siberia over the flat steppes and ended in sunshine.
- A stiff wind blew through the woods, ruffling their hair.
- However, outside of China, in Japan for instance, such an effort will meet stiff resistance from habit users and from simple economic forces.
- From there a very stiff climb through what is still called ‘Sullivan road’ took us to Kundhesappe and then to Doddabetta foothill.
- Once more, firm sand provided a gentle walking surface until almost the end of the beach, where we rested before the short but stiff climb to the heathland above the cliffs.
- 3 (formal, stilted) [person/manner] almidonado, acartonado, estirado; [bow/compliment/smile] forzado, poco espontáneoExample sentences
- Corrissa's stiff manner left her, and she ran frantically towards the door and immediately started pounding on it.
- You have a melancholy disposition resulting in a shyness, or a formal and stiff manner of presenting yourself.
- Mel had never particularly liked the woman's stiff manner and perfect outward appearance.
- [colloquial/familiar] I'm frozen stiff estoy helado hasta los huesos [colloquial/familiar] we were bored stiff nos aburrimos como ostras [colloquial/familiar] I was scared stiff estaba muerto de miedo we were worried stiff estábamos preocupadísimos
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
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