Definition of stiffen


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • stiffen is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 13 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • stiffen is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 14 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of stiffen

  • severely restrict in scope or extent (verb)

    Examples

    1. stiffen the regulations

    Synonyms

    1. constrain
    2. tighten
    3. tighten up

  • become stiff or stiffer (verb)

    Examples

    1. He stiffened when he saw his boss enter the room

  • make stiff or stiffer (verb)

See definition of stiffen in Merriam Webster