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Spanish translation of “stiff”

stiff

adjective /stif/
rigid or firm, and not easily bent, folded etc
rígido, tieso
He has walked with a stiff leg since he injured his knee stiff cardboard.
moving, or moved, with difficulty, pain etc
duro
I can’t turn the key – the lock is stiff I woke up with a stiff neck I felt stiff the day after the climb.
(of a cooking mixture etc) thick, and not flowing
espeso
a stiff dough.
difficult to do
difícil
a stiff examination.
strong
fuerte
a stiff breeze.
(of a person or his manner etc) formal and unfriendly
frío, formal, estirado
I received a stiff note from the bank manager.
stiffly adverb
rígidamente
stiffness noun
rigidez
She could feel some stiffness in her legs after the long walk.
stiffen verb to make or become stiff(er)
fortalecer, endurecer, poner rígido
You can stiffen cotton with starch He stiffened when he heard the unexpected sound.
stiffening noun material used to stiffen something
refuerzo
The collar has some stiffening in it.
bore/scare stiff to bore or frighten very much
aburrirse como una ostra; estar muerto de miedo
They were bored stiff by hearing the same old stories again and again..
(Definition of stiff from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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