Definition of 'stilted'
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Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It was stilted, formal and embarrassing.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You will end up listening to their stilted conversations and trying to guess how long they've been together.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This should be part of the stilted conversation we are having with the rest of the EU.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The protocol was they shouldn't speak first, which made for stilted conversation.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The stilted conversation turned to whether horse-drawn carriages were superior to riding on camel, horse or elephant.JOSIAH THE GREAT: The True Story of The Man Who Would Be King (2004)
It is a decent hour of telly, although the host trio's terribly stilted conversations appear scripted.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
An awkward, stilted speaker, he was unable to enliven his performances with either humorous anecdotes or powerful delivery.Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)
An initially stilted conversation is oiled by wine, and the pair open up and discuss their lives, loves and politics.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
An initially stilted conversation is oiled by wine, and the pair open up and discuss their lives, their loves and their politics.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Definition of stilted from the Collins English Dictionary