Seeing suspicion on the face of the stiffly formal valet, she bobbed a curtsy.
The staff were mostly young, except for the stiffly formal maitre d', who added an air of grave dignity to the establishment.
I don't believe I could stand your being polite and stiffly formal with an ancient relative.
"I will, my Lord," Merel said in the same stiffly formal tone she always used with him.
A stiffly formal man wearing thick bifocals, he raised his dark, fuzzy eyebrows and smiled for the first time since he'd arrived.
It wasn't just the words, but Feeney's stiffly formal delivery.
Despite his youthful appearance, he was stiffly formal with George and Pancho.
His bow to his Prince was stiffly formal and he did not look at his father or me.
Cox's face closed as if it had been zippered up, became stiffly formal.
The young liberal's stiffly formal visage seemed to soften.