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pigheaded

[pig-hed-id] /ˈpɪgˌhɛd ɪd/
adjective
1.
stupidly obstinate; stubborn:
pigheaded resistance.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; pig1 + -headed
Related forms
pigheadedly, adverb
pigheadedness, noun
Synonyms
bullheaded, mulish.
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British Dictionary definitions for pig-headed

pig-headed

adjective
1.
stupidly stubborn
Derived Forms
pig-headedly, adverb
pig-headedness, noun
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pigheaded

adj.

also pig-headed, see pig (n.) + headed. Usually, but not always, figurative.

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Slang definitions & phrases for pig-headed

pigheaded

adjective

Stubborn; stupidly obstinate (1620+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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