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Definition of "stiff-backed" []

  • Obstinate (adjective)

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Use "stiff-backed" in a sentence
  • "He gestured to the sofa first, then quickly changed his mind and pointed to a stiff-backed chair, which was fortunate, because I had no intention of getting comfortable."
  • "A stiff-backed Arlen Specter bounded out of his burgundy Lincoln Town Car at a community center here and into a scene that had become all too familiar for the 79-year-old senator: "Arlen!" several hundred of his fellow Pennsylvanians screamed."
  • "I sat beside him at the funeral, stiff-backed, our sweaty palms clasped together."