A large, rough man, esp one who is somewhat stupid as well •Sometimes used as a term of affection by a woman of a man (1890s+)
Always did know there was something shady about the big stiff.
Yes, I mean you too—you big stiff with the silver cigarette case!
They stick you up there and some big stiff amuses himself pounding the stuffin's out of you before you have a chance to learn.
He was nuthin' but a big stiff about nine feet high and built double across the shoulders.
That big stiff that tried to beat me up to-night would have fixed me if he could.
"I saw the big stiff walkin' along the street and gettin' into an auto, and trailed him," Muggs said.
If any big stiff thinks he can croak little ol' Bridge while Billy Byrne's aroun' he's got anudder t'ink comin'.
John, you better run down to the dispensary, an' get that big stiff some cramp mixture.
Our fellers'll make that big stiff Hindenburg look like a chicken hit with a brick!
He'll fell the big stiff trees for you; and I'm the boy for the saplin's, I've got the eye and the stroke for them.