Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Stiff"

The meaning of "Stiff" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does totally stiff mean?
A: Hello! @YinJo
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So, “totally stiff” means that someone or something is straight, it cannot bent to one side.
For example: My leg is totally stiff because I suffer an accident.
The hammer is totally stiff.

Also, another definition of “totally stiff” is when someone is strict or do not change his mind of been what that person want.

For example: He is totally stiff with his children’s.
She is totally stiff being a lawyer.

Hopefully this might help and keep learning English!
Q: What does she's all stiff mean?
A: She is awkward, her attitude is not relaxed, she is not a fun person.

Or it could mean she’s dead. A stiff is another word for a corpse. Because of rigor mortis.
Q: What does stiff mean?
A: Something that doesn't bend or move easily.
Example:
I sat so long in one place I'm now stiff.
The board is old and stiff.

Something harsh
Example:
Violating this law carries a stiff penalty

Also can be slang for a dead body, or used to say someone cheated you out of something (usually money)
Q: What does stiff mean?
Q: What does "stiff" in 1034 mean?
A: It's slang for an regular/uptight person that works an average job usually in an office.

Example sentences using "Stiff"

Q: Please show me example sentences with stiff.
A: My muscles are stiff because I worked out yesterday.

This whiskey is a stiff drink. (In this sentence, referring to alcohol, stiff means "strong".)
Q: Please show me example sentences with stiff.
A: Englishmen are known for their stiff upper lip, i.e. ability to control their nerves.
Q: Please show me example sentences with stiff.
A: I have a stiff neck and I can't turn my head to the side.
Q: Please show me example sentences with stiff.
A: I slept on my arm wrong, now it's stiff
Q: Please show me example sentences with stiff.
A: Hello nice to meet you

Synonyms of "Stiff" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between stiff and rigid ?
A: They mean the same when you’re talking about an object.

‘Rigid’ can also describe rules/systems (‘a rigid hierarchy’). When said of a person it means they have a strict or inflexible attitude.

‘Stiff’ when said of a person means they are awkwardly formal and not good at small talk.

A ‘stiff drink’ is a drink of strong alcohol!
Q: What is the difference between stiff and though hard ?
A: They can all be translated as duro but aren’t always interchangeable

Stiff- rigido, duro, serio
my neck is stiff / Mi cuello está rígido.
There's a lot of stiff competition this year/ Hay una competencia muy seria este año.

Tough - resisente, fuerte, duro
As a boss, he’s tough but fair./Como un jefe, es duro pero justo.
These are tough times for all / Son tiempos difíciles para todo.
She lives in a tough part of town./ vive en un barrio peligroso.

Hard - duro, severo, difícil
It’s difficult to explain/Es difícil de explicar.
You’ve worked very hard this week/ Has trabajado muy duro esta semana
Q: What is the difference between stiff and hard ?
A: Yeah, if lets say someone’s movement is weird or inflexible or robot-like then definitely!
Q: What is the difference between stiff and rigid ?
A: Both have the same literal meaning.

Stiff often refers to a nervous or uptight person.









Q: What is the difference between stiff and rigid ?
A: Stiff and rigid mean the same thing. Neither of them are supposed to bend.

Translations of "Stiff"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? stiff
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