How to use stiff-arm in a sentence
And so rather than make a proposal and then respond to a stiff arm with a better offer, he is refusing to negotiate with himself.
And tonight, when he had the opportunity, Obama gave the tough issues the stiff arm.
Used to wear his blue shirt and his boots and give his damned stiff-arm salute all over the place.The Five Arrows | Allan Chase
Zack swung his stiff arm and the gambler bounced back as though he had been struck with a club.Bring Me His Ears | Clarence E. Mulford
A French soldier had crept in and raised the stiff arm of the mannikin to the salute, pushed back the hat to a rakish angle.They Shall Not Pass | Frank H. Simonds