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stiff

4 verb
     
stiff4 informal
1 [transitive] American English to cheat someone by not paying them, especially by not leaving a tip in a restaurant:
I can't believe that couple stiffed me!
2 [intransitive] if a new product, film, show etc stiffs, it does not sell well or fails completely [= bomb]:
They had a hit in the 1990s, but their subsequent releases stiffed.

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