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English definition of “stiff”

stiff

adjective [-er/-est only] (FIRM)   /stɪf/
firm or hard and not bending or moving easily: He had stiff leather shoes on. If the dough is stiff, add more sour cream. If your body is stiff, you cannot move easily and your muscles hurt when moved: He was unable to turn his head because of a stiff neck.
(Definition of stiff adjective (FIRM) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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