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stiff British & World English

Not easily bent or changed in shape; rigid

stiff-arm British & World English

Tackle or fend off (a person) by extending an arm rigidly (illegal in rugby)

stiff-necked British & World English

Haughty and stubborn

stiff as a board in stiff British & World English

(Of a person or part of the body) extremely stiff

stiff as a board British & World English

(Of a person or part of the body) extremely stiff

bored1 British & World English

Feeling weary and impatient because one is unoccupied or lacks interest in one’s current activity

a stiff upper lip in stiff British & World English

A quality of uncomplaining stoicism

a stiff upper lip British & World English

A quality of uncomplaining stoicism

—— stiff in stiff British & World English

Having a specified unpleasant feeling to an extreme extent

scared British & World English

Fearful; frightened

stifftail British & World English

A diving duck with a stiff tail of pointed feathers, often held up at an angle

stiff-tailed duck in stifftail British & World English

A diving duck with a stiff tail of pointed feathers, often held up at an angle

stiff English Thesaurus

a sheet of stiff black cardboard

stiff-necked English-Spanish

a ultranza, contumaz formal

I'm bored stiff in bore English-Spanish

estoy más aburrida que una ostra

I'm frozen stiff in stiff English-Spanish

estoy helado hasta los huesos

my arm feels stiff in feel English-Spanish

tengo el brazo entumecido

I was scared stiff in stiff English-Spanish

estaba muerto de miedo

as stiff as a board in board English-Spanish

más tieso que un palo

as stiff as a poker in poker English-Spanish

más tieso que un palo familiar/colloquial

as stiff as a ramrod in ramrod English-Spanish

más tieso que un palo de escoba

I need a stiff drink in stiff English-Spanish

necesito un trago fuerte

we were bored stiff in stiff English-Spanish

nos aburrimos como ostras

we were worried stiff in stiff English-Spanish

estábamos preocupadísimos

to keep a stiff upper lip in lip English-Spanish

guardar la compostura, no inmutarse

he was handed a stiff sentence in hand English-Spanish

le impusieron una pena severa

he poured himself a stiff vodka in stiff English-Spanish

se sirvió un vaso grande de vodka

opera bores me stiff oBrE also rigid in bore English-Spanish

la ópera me aburre mortalmente

beat the egg whites until they are stiff in stiff English-Spanish

bata las claras hasta que estén firmes

the place was stiff with detectives/tourists in stiff English-Spanish

el sitio estaba plagado de detectives/turistas


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