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Origin of stiff-necked
OTHER WORDS FROM stiff-neckedstiff·neck·ed·ly [stif-nek-id-lee, -nekt-lee] /ˈstɪfˈnɛk ɪd li, -ˈnɛkt li/, adverbstiff·neck·ed·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for stiffnecked
The Kaiser is stiffnecked because he does not believe you are going to fight this time.
His glance traveled back to the master, and now he noticed that his stiffnecked silence had pulled him up short.Men in War|Andreas Latzko
But I had been stiffnecked, proud, unpleasant, altogether cousinly in my behaviour towards the people in possession.Elizabeth and her German Garden|"Elizabeth", AKA Marie Annette Beauchamp
This was what the stiffnecked Condottiere was now doing as fast as his best enemies could have wished.Little Novels of Italy|Maurice Henry Hewlett
For I will not go up with thee, because thou art a stiffnecked people; lest I destroy thee in the way.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various