- n the rear part of a ship
- n United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
- n the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
- s of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect
a stern face
- s not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
the stern demands of parenthood
- s severe and unremitting in making demands
a stern disciplinarian
- s severely simple
News & Articles
- Stern: NBA ready to veto Clippers-Celtics trade
By CAROLINE LEE, UPI.com David Stern made it clear that under the current rules of the NBA, teams are not allowed to trade coaches' contracts.
June 21, 2013 - UPI
- Stern: Rivers can't be traded
NBA commissioner David Stern will not approve any deal that involves a player-head coach trade, putting the simmering trade talks between the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics on ice.
June 20, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
- Stern Skeptical of Proposal to Send Rivers to Clippers
Commissioner David Stern cast doubt over a deal in the works to allow Coach Doc Rivers to leave the Celtics for the Clippers, citing a violation of N.B.A. rules.
June 20, 2013 - New York Times
- Robert Byrd in Seattle Times
I ran the Senate like a stern parent,Byrd wrote in his memoir published last year, "Child of the Appalachian Coalfields."