Definition of "stock-still" []

  • Completely still; motionless. (adjective)

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Use "stock-still" in a sentence
  • "Both were known for wearing conservative suits, standing stock-still on stage, and for singing ballads instead of dance music."
  • "After a while he trudged down to the clearing and found Shadow standing stock-still next to the old rabbit hole, her useless snout planted in the earth."
  • "He stood stock-still, frozen between fight and flight."