stiff-arm


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stiff-arm

(stĭf′ärm′) Football
tr.v. stiff-armed, stiff-arm·ing, stiff-arms
To straight-arm.
n.
A straight-arm.

stiff-arm

vb (tr)
US another word for straight-arm

straight′-arm`



v.t.
1. to deflect (an opponent) by pushing away with the arm held out straight; stiff-arm.
n.
2. an act or instance of straight-arming.
[1900–05]

stiff-arm


Past participle: stiff-armed
Gerund: stiff-arming

Imperative
stiff-arm
stiff-arm
Present
I stiff-arm
you stiff-arm
he/she/it stiff-arms
we stiff-arm
you stiff-arm
they stiff-arm
Preterite
I stiff-armed
you stiff-armed
he/she/it stiff-armed
we stiff-armed
you stiff-armed
they stiff-armed
Present Continuous
I am stiff-arming
you are stiff-arming
he/she/it is stiff-arming
we are stiff-arming
you are stiff-arming
they are stiff-arming
Present Perfect
I have stiff-armed
you have stiff-armed
he/she/it has stiff-armed
we have stiff-armed
you have stiff-armed
they have stiff-armed
Past Continuous
I was stiff-arming
you were stiff-arming
he/she/it was stiff-arming
we were stiff-arming
you were stiff-arming
they were stiff-arming
Past Perfect
I had stiff-armed
you had stiff-armed
he/she/it had stiff-armed
we had stiff-armed
you had stiff-armed
they had stiff-armed
Future
I will stiff-arm
you will stiff-arm
he/she/it will stiff-arm
we will stiff-arm
you will stiff-arm
they will stiff-arm
Future Perfect
I will have stiff-armed
you will have stiff-armed
he/she/it will have stiff-armed
we will have stiff-armed
you will have stiff-armed
they will have stiff-armed
Future Continuous
I will be stiff-arming
you will be stiff-arming
he/she/it will be stiff-arming
we will be stiff-arming
you will be stiff-arming
they will be stiff-arming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stiff-arming
you have been stiff-arming
he/she/it has been stiff-arming
we have been stiff-arming
you have been stiff-arming
they have been stiff-arming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stiff-arming
you will have been stiff-arming
he/she/it will have been stiff-arming
we will have been stiff-arming
you will have been stiff-arming
they will have been stiff-arming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stiff-arming
you had been stiff-arming
he/she/it had been stiff-arming
we had been stiff-arming
you had been stiff-arming
they had been stiff-arming
Conditional
I would stiff-arm
you would stiff-arm
he/she/it would stiff-arm
we would stiff-arm
you would stiff-arm
they would stiff-arm
Past Conditional
I would have stiff-armed
you would have stiff-armed
he/she/it would have stiff-armed
we would have stiff-armed
you would have stiff-armed
they would have stiff-armed
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References in classic literature ?
Throw stiff-armed from the shoulder, like there was a pivot there for it to turn on, like a girl; not from the wrist and elbow, with your arm out to one side, like a boy.
It's a stiff-arm tackle, even a swinging arm, and I'd lean towards that being reckless.
A STIFF-ARM in a football game is a signature move, a classic technique for ballcarriers to use their momentum to bulldoze a tackier out of the way.
"I just remember grabbing the ball and trying to go forward," said Crosby, who delivered a punishing stiff-arm but was still swarmed under by tacklers.
"The plaintiff neither is, or has, been subject to inhumane treatment," said state lawyer Adele Matheson Mestad, adding that Breivik's stiff-arm salute made "a mockery of the court".
The Tongan World Cup winger hit Bradley Davies on the side of the head with a high, swinging stiff-arm, and was dismissed after a TMO review.
St Helens broke the 40-point barrier for the first time this season and Tommy Makinson grabbed two of the seven tries, the winger's second an electric kick return which saw him stiff-arm full-back Morgan Escare to the turf before crossing.
And he has been slammed for his trademark "quenelle" stiff-arm gesture, which has been described as a disguised Nazi salute.
Passions reached fever pitch in the second half when legendary Fartown full-back Johnny Hunter was felled by a stiff-arm tackle and rendered unconscious by high shot from winger John 'Whacka' Graves.
The yellow-card count was also 4-2 against Neath, whose flanker Tom Morgan received a straight red in the final minute of play from referee Greg Morgan for a swinging stiff-arm tackle.
Stalked by hunger and filth and the worst kind of adult predators, huffing gasoline or paint to dull the pain of their so-called childhoods and stiff-arm the hunger that pursues them, these kids are living more Mad Max than Tom Sawyer.