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Pronunciation of Stiff: Learn how to pronounce Stiff in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word stiff:

adjective
1not easily bent or changed in shape; rigid:
a stiff black collar
stiff cardboard
(of a semi-liquid substance) viscous; thick:
add wheat until the mixture is quite stiff
not moving as freely as is usual or desirable; difficult to turn or operate:
a stiff drawer
the shower tap is a little stiff
(of a person or part of the body) unable to move easily and without pain:
he was stiff from sitting on the desk
a stiff back
(of a person or their manner) not relaxed or friendly; constrained:
she greeted him with stiff politeness
2severe or strong:
they face stiff fines and a possible jail sentence
a stiff increase in taxes
(of a wind) blowing strongly:
a stiff breeze stirring the lake
requiring strength or effort; difficult:
a long stiff climb up the bare hillside
(of an alcoholic drink) strong:
a stiff measure of brandy
3 (stiff with) informal full of:
the place is stiff with alarm systems
4 (—— stiff) informal having a specified unpleasant feeling to an extreme extent:
she was scared stiff
I was bored stiff with my project
noun
informal
1a dead body.
2chiefly North American a boring, conventional person:
ordinary working stiffs in respectable offices
3 (the stiffs) British a sports club’s reserve team.
verb
[with object] informal
1North American cheat (someone) out of something, especially money:
several workers were stiffed out of their pay
fail to leave (someone) a tip.
2North American ignore (someone) deliberately; snub:
the stars are notorious for stiffing their hosts and sponsors at banquets
3kill (someone):
the girl was found stiffed in an air-conditioning duct
[no object] (of a commercial venture or product) be unsuccessful:
as soon as he began singing about the wife and kids, his albums stiffed
Phrases
stiff as a board
informal (of a person or part of the body) extremely stiff.
a stiff upper lip
a quality of uncomplaining stoicism:
senior managers had to keep a stiff upper lip and remain optimistic
Derivatives
stiffish
adjective
stiffly
adverb
stiffness
noun
Origin:
Old English stīf, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch stijf