Scared stiff

American Slang,English Vocabulary 27 August 2011 | 0 Comments

The poor boy was scared stiff when he saw a spaceship flying through the sky.

Slang of the day:  scared stiff

Meaning:  so frightened that you are unable to move

Usage:  I was scared stiff when I saw who was at my door.


Mandy – Did you hear the wind howling last night from the hurricane?

Angie – I sure did, I was scared stiff.  How about you?

Mandy – Not me, I went to the beach to watch the waves.

Angie – You are nuts.

Mandy – Yup.

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