Antonyms

1. stiff-backed

adjective. having a stiff back.

Antonyms

  • uncoated

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Words that Rhyme with Stiff Upper Lip

  • roundtrip
  • microchip
  • outstrip
  • unzip
  • strip
  • scripp
  • scrip
  • equip
  • whipp
  • whip
  • trippe
  • tripp
  • trip
  • stipp
  • snip
  • slip
  • skipp
  • skip
  • quipp
  • quip
  • klipp
  • gripp
  • grip
  • flip
  • drip
  • crip
  • clip
  • blip
  • zipp
  • zip

Example sentences of the word stiff-upper-lip


1. Noun Phrase
Historically, British royals have a stiff upper lip when it comes to talking about their feelings.

2. upper-level

adjective. at an elevated level in rank or importance.

Synonyms

  • superior
  • high-level

Antonyms

  • worst
  • low
  • subordinate

3. upper

adjective. ['ˈʌpɝ'] higher in place or position.

Antonyms

  • stay in place

4. stiff

noun. ['ˈstɪf'] an ordinary man.

Synonyms

  • adult male

Antonyms

  • abundant
  • vulnerable

Etymology

  • stif (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. stiff

adjective. ['ˈstɪf'] not moving or operating freely.

Antonyms

  • unexcited

Etymology

  • stif (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. stiff

adjective. ['ˈstɪf'] rigidly formal.

Synonyms

  • formal
  • buckram

Antonyms

  • wise
  • straight
  • nondrinker

Etymology

  • stif (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. stiff

adjective. ['ˈstɪf'] powerful.

Antonyms

  • leaky

Etymology

  • stif (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. lip

noun. ['ˈlɪp'] either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking.

Synonyms

  • labial vein
  • external body part
  • overlip
  • underlip
  • vena labialis
  • labial artery
  • arteria labialis
  • articulator

Antonyms

  • disappearance
  • refrain
  • neutral
  • positive

Etymology

  • lippe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lippa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. lip

noun. ['ˈlɪp'] either the outer margin or the inner margin of the aperture of a gastropod's shell.

Synonyms

  • margin
  • perimeter

Antonyms

  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify

Etymology

  • lippe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lippa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. lip

noun. ['ˈlɪp'] (botany) either of the two parts of a bilabiate corolla or calyx.

Synonyms

  • plant part

Etymology

  • lippe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lippa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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