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stiff
British English: /stɪf/
American English: /stɪf/

Translation of stiff in German:

adjective

  • 1 (rigid)
    (Bürste, Stock)
    be frozen stiff
    steif vor Kälte sein
    (Wäsche, Körper[teile])
    this brush is stiff with paint
    dieser Pinsel ist mit Farbe verklebt
    lip 1
  • 2 (intense, severe)
    hartnäckig
    (Absage)
    (Standpauke)
    stiff competition
    scharfe Konkurrenz
  • 4 (difficult)
    (Test)
    (Frage, Prüfung)
    (Abstieg, Anstieg)
    be stiff going [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    harte Arbeit sein
  • 5
    (Nautical) steif
    (Wind, Brise)
  • 6 (not bending, not working freely, aching)
    (Gelenk, Gliedmaßen, Nacken, Person)
    schwergängig
    (Angel, Kolben, Gelenk)
  • 7 [colloquial]
    (excessive) [colloquial] (Preis, Strafe)
  • 8 (strong)
    [colloquial] (Drink)
    (Dosis, Medizin)
    a stiff shot of rum
    ein Schuss steifen Rum
  • 10 [colloquial]be bored/scared/worried stiff
    sich zu Tode langweilen/eine wahnsinnige Angst haben [colloquial]/sich Dat. furchtbare [colloquial] Sorgen machen
    bore/scare/worry somebody stiff
    jemanden zu Tode langweilen/jemandem eine wahnsinnige Angst einjagen [colloquial]/jemandem furchtbare [colloquial] Sorgen machen
  • 11pred. the road was stiff with police
    auf der Straße wimmelte es von Polizisten

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