stiff

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stiff is part of the Basic English 850.<

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Positive
stiff

Comparative
stiffer

Superlative
stiffest

  1. Not able to be bent.
    My arm was very stiff this morning after bowling yesterday.
    The bar is too stiff; I cannot bend it.

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Noun[change]

Singular
stiff

Plural
stiffs

  1. A dead body; a corpse.
    She went to the morgue and saw some stiffs.

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Plain form
stiff

Third-person singular
stiffs

Past tense
stiffed

Past participle
stiffed

Present participle
stiffing