Spanish translation of 'stiffly'
1. (= firmly)
the napkins were stiffly starched las servilletas estaban almidonadas y tiesas
2. (= uncomfortably)
[walk, move, bend] con rigidez
she stood up stiffly se levantó tieso
3. (= coldly, formally)
[smile, greet] con formalidad
[say] con frialdad ⧫ fríamente
[nod, bow] fríamente ⧫ con formalidad
they sat stiffly on the edges of their chairs estaban sentados tiesos en el borde de las sillas
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Example Sentences Including 'stiffly'
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The young man removed his weight from his arms and stiffly stood erect.THE QUEST FOR K (2002)
I stood stiffly, my arms flung out in a dramatic pose, my back to the door.SOMEBODY (2002)
Giovanni hesitated and then said stiffly, `Not now, unfortunately.MURKY SHALLOWS (2002)
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Translation of stiffly from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary