Stiff in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Stiff

(of an object) Rigid; hard to bend; inflexible. | (figuratively, of policies and rules and their application and enforcement) Inflexible; rigid. | (of a person) Formal in behavior; unrelaxed. | (colloquial) Harsh, severe. | (of muscles or parts of the body) Painful as a result of excessive or unaccustomed exercise.

Short Sentences for Stiff

  • 1. Such a stiff little thing. 🔊
  • 2. Though a trifle stiff for my fancy. 🔊
  • 3. Is she sort of stiff and dried-up? 🔊
  • 4. He attempted to sit up but was too sore and stiff to move. 🔊
  • 5. Again his good horse was urged to a stiff gallop. 🔊
  • 6. Mixing with water they made a stiff paste or dough. 🔊
  • 7. It was too stiff to move, and he used his knuckles. 🔊
  • 8. At first she sat as stiff as a post, without stirring. 🔊
  • 9. Pretty stiff session," he commented. 🔊
  • 10. A black night is necessary; a stiff bamboo rod, and a dark lantern. 🔊
  • 11. I found myself standing, stiff and shivering, in a certain little Texas town. 🔊
  • 12. It was so cold that the world seemed as stiff and stark as a poet's hell. 🔊

How to use Stiff in Sentences?

  • 1. Here all was formal, stiff repressed; that gayety was real, that merriment was sincere. 🔊
  • 2. The maid, who would have shone among many women, looked stiff and dull by contrast. 🔊
  • 3. So our Sunday mornings were a bit stiff and disappointing, but our afternoons were heavenly. 🔊
  • 4. The colt raised its head, struggled, put out one stiff fore leg, and then the other. 🔊
  • 5. With stiff stealthiness he approached the break again, pretending a hesitancy that he enjoyed immensely. 🔊
  • 6. Ashe turned his head over his shoulder, and for a few seconds did not move it again, but stood as if with a stiff neck. 🔊
  • 7. But at last even his patience was exhausted, and he sent the squire a pretty stiff letter about the arrears due. 🔊