stiff-necked

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stiff-necked

(stĭf′nĕkt′)
adj.
Stubborn and arrogant or aloof.

stiff-necked

adj
haughtily stubborn or obstinate

stiff′-necked′



adj.
1. having a stiff neck; having torticollis.
2. haughty and obstinate; refractory.
[1520–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stiff-necked - haughtily stubborn; "a stiff-necked old Boston brahmin"
obstinate, stubborn, unregenerate - tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield

stiff-necked

adjective
Translations

stiff-necked

[ˈstɪfˈnekt] ADJ (fig) → porfiado, terco

stiff-necked

adj (fig)halsstarrig

stiff-necked

[ˈstɪfˈnɛkt] adj (pej) → ostinato/a, cocciuto/a