verb (used with object), noun
Origin of stiff-arm
Examples from the Web for stiff-arm
Stiff-arm your man and hold him off until you see what's doing.
But you see what I mean about that stiff-arm business, don't you?
Shorty queried anxiously, as Smoke broke a third egg and dexterously thrust him back with a stiff-arm jolt on the breast.Smoke Bellew|Jack London
Think that stiff-arm gesture and bark might have been intended to represent a rifle?Little Fuzzy|Henry Beam Piper