Definition of stiffish in US English:



  • See stiff

    • ‘Drain well and mash, adding the other ingredients, forming a stiffish dough.’
    • ‘A rather stiffish breeze blew from the town end of the grounds, which the winners had first use of.’
    • ‘The sides were tied and the former Ryan Cup champions faced into a stiffish breeze for the second period.’
    • ‘But then, bridesmaids would never wear black in my own admittedly stiffish and old fashioned set.’
    • ‘I think it's male, and he has short, gray fur, black quills growing along his back, to a stiffish tail, and his mane has grown a lot since the last time I saw him, all white and shaggy.’