usage: an ordinary man; "a lucky stiff"; "a working stiff"
2. cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remains, body, dead body
usage: the dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay"
1. stiff, immobile (vs. mobile)
usage: not moving or operating freely; "a stiff hinge"
2. stiff, strong (vs. weak)
usage: powerful; "a stiff current"; "a stiff breeze"
3. starchy, stiff, buckram, formal (vs. informal)
usage: rigidly formal; "a starchy manner"; "the letter was stiff and formal"; "his prose has a buckram quality"