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  1. stiff
    IPA[stif]
  2. adjective

    noun

    • 1. a dead body.

    • 2. a boring, conventional person:

      ordinary working stiffs in respectable offices
    • 3. a fellow; an ordinary person:

      the lucky stiff!

    verb

    • 1. cheat (someone) out of something, especially money:

      several workers were stiffed out of their pay
    • 2. fail to leave (someone) a tip.

    • 3. ignore deliberately; snub:

      the stars are notorious for stiffing their hosts and sponsors at banquets
    • 4. fail to appear for a promised engagement or appointment:

      he stiffed us and didn't show up
    • 5. kill:

      I want to get those pigs who stiffed your doctor
    • 6. be unsuccessful:

      as soon as he began singing about the wife and kids, his albums stiffed
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: stiff, plural noun: stiffs

    • v.: verb: stiff, 3rd person present: stiffs, gerund or present participle: stiffing, past tense: stiffed, past participle: stiffed

    • adjective

      not easily bent or changed in shape; rigid:

      (of a semi-liquid substance) viscous; thick:

    • noun

      a dead body.

      a boring, conventional person:

    • verb

      cheat (someone) out of something, especially money:

      fail to leave (someone) a tip.

    • verb

      tackle or fend off (a person) by extending an arm rigidly:

      treat (someone) in a cold and unhelpful way:

    • adjective

      (of a person or their behavior) haughty and stubborn:
    • verb

      tackle or fend off (a person) by extending an arm rigidly:

      treat (someone) in a cold and unhelpful way:

    • adjective

      haughty and stubborn:
    • a quality of uncomplaining stoicism
    • (of a person or part of the body) extremely stiff
    • (of a person or part of the body) extremely stiff
    • a quality of uncomplaining stoicism
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